Category: United States

Child Trafficking Through International Adoption Continues Despite Regulations

Source: https://www.theepochtimes.com By Joshua Philipp, The Epoch Times March 15, 2018 10:09 am Last Updated: March 28, 2018 3:20 pm Two displaced Iraqi sisters from Mosul, play at an orphanage in Arbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in northern Iraq, on April 30, 2017. (SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images) ShareTweetShareEmail Global adoption is a big business,… Read more »

A LOOK AT SHERIN MATHEWS’ LIFE IN INDIA: ‘PATHETIC THAT WE FAILED HER NOT ONCE, BUT TWICE’

Source: http://www.wfaa.com WFAA is traveling to find out more about Sherin Mathews’ life in India. Author: Alisha Ebrahimji Published: 3:06 PM CDT November 2, 2017 It’s been one week since 3-year-old Sherin Mathews’ body was found in a culvert not far from her Richardson home. Sherin’s adoptive father, Wesley Mathews, admitted to removing the child’s body… Read more »

Death of toddler adopted from India prompts calls to end intercountry adoptions

Source:  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-children-adoption #ASIAOCTOBER 26, 2017 / 2:03 PM / UPDATED 7 HOURS AGO Rina Chandran 3 MIN READ MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The death in Texas of a three-year-old girl adopted from India a year ago has prompted renewed calls for an end to international adoptions, which campaigners say put vulnerable children at risk of… Read more »

US adoption agency could be punished for Sherin Mathews death

Source:  https://theprint.in SANYA DHINGRA 25 October, 2017 US adoption agency could be punished for Sherin Mathews death Three-year-old Sherin Mathews was found dead in Texas | Source: Facebook/WhereIsSherin CARA head says Holt International could be derecognised if lapses are found in its follow-up reports on three-year-old, Sherin Mathews, found dead in Texas. New Delhi: The head… Read more »

Suspicious adoption of Congolese children: prosecution investigates all adoptions from the Tumaini orphanage

Source: LaNouvelleGazette 10 May 2017The federal prosecutor’s office will launch an investigation into all adoptions from the Congolese orphanage Tumanini, Het Laatste Nieuws said Wednesday, relaying information from the spokesman of the federal prosecutor’s office. Three adoptions are suspected of being illegal and eight others, also from the Kinshasa orphanage, are going under the microscope of… Read more »

CID slaps murder charges on baby trafficking accused

Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com Dwaipayan Ghosh | TNN | Dec 2, 2016, 08.36 AM IST KOLKATA: The CID took a step closer to building a watertight case against the 20 alleged baby traffickers arrested so far -including four doctors -by slapping murder charges (IPC 302) on the accused. The fresh section was added on Thursday after the initial… Read more »

Karnataka child trafficking case: Children were sold to couples in US, Kenya

Source: http://www.deccanchronicle.com NATION, CRIME DECCAN CHRONICLE. | SHILPA P Published Dec 2, 2016 The police have so far succeeded in tracing and rescuing as many as 16 children, including nine girls. Three children, including the one given to US-based software engineer, a couple in Kenya and the other given to owner of a textile showroom in… Read more »

Is this adoption agency selling children?

Source: http://fusion.net By Fusion | November 8, 2016 In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nelufar visits a school and center for abandoned children. Here she meets the woman in charge, who tells Nel how she convinces parents to relinquish rights to their kids. The Traffickers airs Sundays at 10 PM on Fusion.

Who’s really profiting from international adoptions?

Source: http://fusion.net By Fusion | November 8, 2016 Often adoption starts out with good intentions, but the desire to adopt internationally can lead to the exploitation of some of the world’s most vulnerable children. In this episode of The Traffickers, Nelufar Hedayat learns that money meant to care for children who are being adopted doesn’t always… Read more »