Category: ACT in the news

Adoptee Knights in Shining Armor? The LGA Podcast: Arun Dohle talks with Kevin

After coming under fire after his podcast with Tom DeFilipo of the Joint Council, Kevin speaks with one of the critics and an LGA Renegade in Adoption, Arun Dohle, adoptee and researcher and documentarian for the organization, Against Child Trafficking. Topics covered: Pound Pup Legacy, adult adoptee infantilism, systemic lies perpetuated by adoption agencies, David Smolin, child trafficking, Children’s Home Society… Read more »

Grandmother’s investigation plea against Preet Mandir dismissed

Date: 2012-01-05 Source: http://epaper.timesofindia.com Asseem Shaikh TNN Pune: A special court’s refusal on Tuesday to issue direction to the Central Bureau of Investigation to further probe into the inter-country adoption racket, involving the city-based Preet Mandir, has left a 70-year-old woman distressed in her fight against the adoption centre to get back her two granddaughters. Kisabai Tulsiram… Read more »

How Ethiopia’s Adoption Industry Dupes Families and Bullies Activists

Source: http://www.theatlantic.com By Kathryn Joyce Dec 21 2011, 7:19 AM ET 2 As the “searchers” who track down adopted children’s histories increasingly uncover stories of fraud, corruption, and worse, these specialists are facing threats and even violence Mirette and Elsabet Franklin, ages 4 and 6, biological sisters adopted in Ethiopia, listen to the singing of… Read more »

How Ethiopia’s Adoption Industry Dupes Families and Bullies Activists

Mirette and Elsabet Franklin, ages 4 and 6, biological sisters adopted in Ethiopia, listen to the singing of the national anthem during a U.S. naturalization ceremony / AP The Atlantic | December 21, 2011 As the “searchers” who track down adopted children’s histories increasingly uncover stories of fraud, corruption, and worse, these specialists are facing… Read more »

Glück auf Bestellung

Source: http://m.welt.de 6 November 2011 Die wachsende Nachfrage nach Adoptionen führt zum Kinderhandel Eine Adoption kostet heute je nach Land und Agentur 9000 bis 16 000 Euro. Weltweit führend bei Auslandsadoptionen sind die USA. In Europa liegen Italien, Spanien und Frankreich an der Spitze. In Deutschland kommen auf ein freigegebenes Kind etwa zehn Eltern, die ein… Read more »

BETTER STAY AWAY FROM PREETMANDIR, Mr BHASIN

Date:  2011-10-19 Source: http://epaper2.mid-day.com Kaumudi Gurjar Special CBI judge takes serious note of MiD DAY expose, tells Preetmandir former managing trustee J S Bhasin not to violate court order again by entering orphanage premises LESS than four months since a MiD DAY sting operation at the Preetmandir orphanage showed former managing trustee J S Bhasin… Read more »

Bhasin’s Preet Mandir entry: Inquiry ordered

Source: http://www.mid-day.com Women and Child Development Department takes note of court order violation by orphanage’s former managing trustee, asks District Women and Child Officer to submit report on incident After a MiD DAY sting operation exposed the violation of a court order by Preet Mandir’s former managing trustee J S Bhasin, the Women and Child… Read more »