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Nine French nationals of Mali origin file a complaint against an adoption agency

Date: 2020-06-08 Source: http://world-today-news.com They are called Marie M., Jean-Noël R., Lise F. or Florent T. *. They were born in Mali about thirty years ago. All of them then became French, adopted through the Paris-based association Le Rayon de soleil de l’Enfant Alien. But under what conditions ? Thirty years after their adoption, this… Read more »

Foreign adoptions by US families drop by more than a quarter

Source:  https://www.thetelegraph.com David Crary, Ap National Writer Updated 2:40 pm CDT, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 NEW YORK (AP) — The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents fell by more than one-quarter last year, extending a 15-year decline, according to State Department figures released Wednesday. Sharp drops in adoptions from China and Ethiopia more… Read more »

International Social Service, little did I know – Part 2

Arun Dohle Part I  International Social Service, little did I know Little did I know, but bit by bit I got to know more: Around 2002/2003 child trafficking for intercountry adoption got uncovered in Andhra Pradesh (India). One of the human rights defenders involved in this entered into a direct online dialogue with a group… Read more »

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 https://t.co/xGmvy2y7wj — 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:    http://handicapbarn.dk/  (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:  https://www.thehindu.com 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 »