Category: Fatima – kidnapped child

Fatima and Salya

Countries: India, Australia Adoption Agencies: Malaysian Social Service (India), Queensland State Authority Fatima (left) and Salya attend the High Court in India in 2010. Fatima and Salya are the parents of four children.  In 1998,  one of them, then two-year-old was sold to a corrupt adoption agency that  forged  records to make it appear she… Read more »

Evidence of trafficking of Indian children for illegal adoption emerges

Source: http://www.smh.com.au January 25, 2014 Rory Callinan Investigative journalist Legal adoption advocate: Deborra-Lee Furness. Photo: Janie Barrett  Fresh evidence of Indian children being trafficked for adoption in Australia has emerged as the Abbott government flagged a boost in inter-country adoptions. An organisation representing Indian parents of trafficked children says three new cases have been identified in… Read more »

Indian mum demands return of stolen daughter

Date: 2013-02-21  SEE ALSO VIDEO AT BELOW LINK: Source: http://www.abc.net.au/news 7.30 By South Asia correspondent Michael Edwards Updated 2 hours 58 minutes ago VIDEO: Indian family demands Australian authorities return adopted girl (7.30) RELATED STORY: Baby’s death shines spotlight on human traffickingRELATED STORY: Australian families caught up in India adoption scandal An Indian family is demanding… Read more »

Overseas adoption racket: How children are sneaked out by the hundreds

Source: http://www.firstpost.com by Danish Raza Feb 20, 2013 That afternoon is indelibly printed in Saddam’s memory. He and his two-year- old sister Jabeen were playing in an auto rickshaw parked near their home in Washermanpet area of north Chennai. A man, who Saddam remembers, as “tall, short haired with a limp in his right leg”, appeared… Read more »

Overseas adoption racket: How children are sneaked out by the hundreds

Source: http://m.firstpost.com On Tuesday, child rights activists and families who have lost their children to overseas adoption demanded a stay on inter-country adoption until a child protection mechanism was put in place. Hundreds of children are victims of the overseas adoption racket in India. AFP. by Danish Raza 20 Feb 15:40 pm IST That afternoon is… Read more »

Indian family in fight to repatriate stolen daughter

Source: http://www.theage.com.au Date February 19,  2013 Fatima (left) and Salya attend the High Court in India in 2010. AN INDIAN mother, whose child was kidnapped and illegally adopted to  Australia, has accused the country’s officials and the girl’s adoptive parents  of blocking the now teenager from having contact with her and of making no  effort… Read more »

Manager held in child kidnap racket

Source: hinduonnet.com Date: 2005-05-29 CHENNAI: The Central Crime Branch of the city police on Saturday arrested Somasundaram (48), Manager, Malaysian Social Services, near his residence in Koyambedu. The arrest was made by a team headed by Augustine Daniels, Assistant Commissioner of Police. Mr. Somasundaram was charged with signing fake documents pertaining to about 40 children… Read more »