Category: France

France suspends adoptions from Central African Republic

Over the last years, the Central African Republic became the biggest source of foreign adoptions for France. Source: Le quai d’Orsay a pris vendredi un arrêté suspendant les procédures d’adoption des enfants centrafricains. Motif : la situation actuelle sur place ne permet de garantir suffisamment qu’il en va “de l’intérêt supérieur de l’enfant”. 43… Read more »

Closed adoption system helping traffickers

Source: September 09, 2013 12:35 AM By India Stoughton The Daily Star BEIRUT: Adoption is often seen as a benevolent act. Rather than being brought up in an orphanage, a parentless child is given a home, stability and a loving family. In Lebanon, however, the closed adoption system has helped to transform the practice into… Read more »

Ugandans Dishonoured Abroad

Source: BY ZURAH NAKABUGO, 25 AUGUST 2013 Uganda police concerned by the number of youth stranded in human trafficking rings abroad (file photo). An estimated 250 Ugandans annually end up stranded abroad with human trafficking rings, a police report says. Ugandan youths are trafficked to countries like China, India, Malaysia, Thailand, South Africa, France, Canada,… Read more »

Adoption children’s home questioned (Pisingos)

Date: 2013-04-27 [GOOGLE TRANSLATION] Source: Investigting mysterious donation in London for $ 3.4 million With nearly half a century of tradition in child protection and adoption, cFoundation was suspended. By: Hernández Quevedo Norbey In order to help homeless children, in May 1968 a group of 22 couples decided to create Pisingos Foundation in Bogota…. Read more »

Moscow to create database of Russian children with foreign families – Lavrov

Source: Edited time: March 22, 2013 19:37Share on Tumblr Russia is working on a database on all Russian children adopted by foreigners says Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Moscow will push for a US response to its requests into suspected cases of abuse of Russian kids in adoptive American families. Lavrov addressed MPs on Friday after… Read more »

Algeria postpones trial of suspected child traffickers

Source: 17/2/2013 The criminal court in Algiers on Sunday postponed the trial of 13 people, including French-Algerians, suspected of trafficking an unknown number of Algerian children. The case involves the alleged kidnapping of Algerian children, who were taken to Saint Etienne in France and given up for adoption in return for money. Judge Omar… Read more »

Charity staff jailed for African child-smuggling

Source: Updated: 12 Feb 2013 15:27 GMT+01:00 BREAKING NEWS: Two charity workers have been sentenced in Paris to two years in prison for attempting to smuggle 103 children from Chad to France in 2007. Eric Breteau and Emilie Lelauch, from the Zoe’s Ark charity, were also fined €100,000 by the court, according to French media… Read more »

French NGO members face trial for smuggling fake Darfur orphans

Source: Article published the Monday 03 December 2012   AFP By RFI The trial of a group of French NGO members accused of trying to smuggle 103 children out of Chad for adoption on France began Monday. But the two principal defendants are not in the dock – they’re living and working in South Africa…. Read more »

Die verschwundenen Kinder von El Salvador

Source:  29. August 2011 23:29 Viele Bürgerkriegsopfer wurden von Militärs für Adoptionen im Ausland entführt San Salvador – Das verknitterte und vergilbte Schwarz-Weiß-Foto hütet Raúl wie einen Schatz. Es ist das Einzige, was er von seiner Mutter noch hat. Als Raúl vier Jahre alt war, brachte seine Mutter ihn und den um ein Jahr jüngeren… Read more »