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Commission Joustra: a spin-doctor hiding in plain sight

Commissie Joustra weigerde de @2eKamertweets een interim rapport. In plaats daarvan werd een artikel gepubliceerd op de website. Geschreven door oud VVD spindoctor Henri Kruithof 🤔#adoptie #kinderhandel — Roelie Post (@roelie_post) February 22, 2020 ACT’s founder and child-rights expert of ACT from 2009 till 2014 noted that the news item was written, in interview… Read more »

Do we have a Prime Minister who will not comply with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the ECHR?

Source:  (Google translation from Danish) Editor Søren Malchow  Jan 01 2020 The speech was viewed with excitement, as the Social Democracy has previously been planning to place 50,000 children and young people against the approximately 14,400 children and young people placed today. Shortly before the Prime Minister’s speech, she posted an update on Facebook… Read more »

Ten Years On… Mission Accomplished!

Ten years ago, 22 December 2009, Dutch newspaper Trouw published the very first interview with Against Child Trafficking (ACT). Set up in 2008 by Roelie Post and Arun Dohle, at the behest of the European Commission, we claimed that intercountry adoption was a legalized form of child trafficking and that we wished it to be… Read more »

French couple shot dead in Haiti while seeking adoption, officials say

Source:  AFP November 25, 2019 Demonstrations in the streets of Port-au-Prince in March 2019, demanding the removal of Haitian President Jovenel Moise (AFP Photo/Valerie Baeriswyl) More Port-au-Prince (AFP) – Two French citizens were shot dead in Port-au-Prince at the weekend shortly after flying into the Haitian capital to adopt a child, diplomatic and other sources… Read more »

40 years after adoption, Danish man meets his biological mother in Chennai

Source: Vivek Narayanan CHENNAI, NOVEMBER 24, 2019 David Nielsen meeting his mother Dhanalakshmi at her house in Chennai. Photo: Special Arrangement David Nielsen meeting his mother Dhanalakshmi at her house in Chennai. Photo: Special Arrangement   Dogged, transcontinental quest ends in sweet reunion. A cup of mother’s sweet kesari and hot coffee is joy…. Read more »

Viewers ‘Traceless’ [Spoorloos] in tears through the story of Somna (21)

Source: Libelle The Romanian Somna (21) was less than 3 years old when she was adopted. In the Spoorloos program, she goes to search her biological mother together with presenter Derek Bolt. The 21-year-old Somna was a toddler of almost 3 years old when she was adopted from Romania by her Dutch parents Hans and Ritam. Happy childhood… Read more »

Civil servants suspected of adoption fraud

Source: Google translation The court wants to bring seven civil servants to court because they are allegedly involved in a large-scale fraud with Congolese adopted children. That reports Het Nieuwsblad. 14 September 2019 With eight, they are the suspects of large-scale adoption fraud with Congolese ‘orphans’ who the federal public prosecutor wants to drag… Read more »

Kenya bans child adoption by foreigners

Source: 12 September 2019 A special Cabinet meeting at State House, Nairobi chaired by President Uhuru Kenyatta and attended by Deputy President William Ruto also directed the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection to formulate a new policy document to regulate the adoption of children by foreign nationals in Kenya/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 12… Read more »

Romania Libera Part 2 EU-law: how to delete Children’s Rights

Full text in Romanian: Romania Libera “The law of the European Union, imposes as the basic law of all adoptions from EU Member States – the United Nations Convention, and ” vehemently” excludes the Hague Convention, even though it has been ratified by all EU Member States. Free Romania studied the two Conventions before addressing the officials of… Read more »