Category: France

Romania should withstand pressure to lift ban on international adoptions

Source: RUPERT WOLFE MURRAY 13.11.2009 @ 15:34 CET EUOBSERVER / COMMENT – Ever since Romania prohibited international adoptions in 2001 it has been pressurised by the leaders of France, Italy, Israel, Spain and the US to lift the ban. Behind these politicians are private adoption agencies, adoptive parents and others interested in getting children… Read more »

Police in Vietnam have arrested two people suspected of trafficking 20 babies

Source: Police in Vietnam have arrested two people suspected of trafficking 20 babies in the communist country since 2007, a report said Monday.  By Agence France-Presse November 9, 2009 / The two suspects, a man and a woman detained Saturday in the southern province of Dong Nai, had confessed to buying the babies… Read more »

Guatemalan army stole children for adoption, report says

Source: CNN September 12, 2009 Children stolen for adoption in the U.S., Sweden, Italy and France, report says Some parents were killed, others were unharmed when soldiers came calling Investigators examined period between 1977 and 1989, ‘peak’ adoption period Reports says many more could have been taken, investigation underway

Criminal Investigation Bureau busts smugglers

Source: Taipei Times STAFF WRITER Sunday, Aug 09, 2009, Page 3 The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) yesterday said it had broken up a human-trafficking ring that used the passports of Taiwanese Aboriginal children to smuggle Chinese minors into France. In June, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) made a similar breakthrough involving another group that used… Read more »


Source: SUA şi UE forţează redeschiderea adopţiilor internaţionale de Mircea Opris, 23/07/2009 Jurnalul Naţional a intrat în posesia unui document oficial al Congresului SUA, prin care 8 senatori şi 13 membri ai Congresului American cereau Guvernului român, încă din luna mai, redeschiderea adopţiilor in­ternaţionale. În paralel, Comitetul pentru Protecţia Copilului a făcut aceleaşi “recomandări”… Read more »

Second wave of volunteers devoted to international adoption and protection of children deprived of family

Source: 19 January 2009 The network of volunteers dedicated to international adoption and protection of children deprived of family continues its deployment. With the commitment of eight new contributors (businesses and local governments), eight young volunteers recruited and trained by the French Association of Volunteers leave late January 2009 to their countries where they… Read more »

French star Hallyday adopts second Vietnamese baby girl: official

Source: 26 December 2008 HANOI (AFP) — Ageing French rocker Johnny Hallyday and his wife Laetitia have adopted a second Vietnamese baby girl, a government official in the communist Southeast Asian country said Friday. Hallyday, 65 — still popular in France for bringing rock ‘n’ roll to the country in the 1960s — and… Read more »

Arche Zoé: le Tchad demande 6,3 millions d’euros à la France

Source 17 octobre 2008 Le Tchad demande à la justice française 6,3 millions d’euros de dommages et intérêts. C’est la somme que les six Français de L’Arche de Zoé ont été condamnés à verser aux familles des 103 enfants qu’ils tentaient d’emmener.

Parents demand for their illegally adopted children

Source: New Times Tharcise Karugarama shows the Mucyo Commission Report implicating France in the 1994 Rwanda Genocide to the media and public. (File Photo). BY GODFREY NTAGUNGIRA EASTERN PROVINCE – A number of parents from the former Umuvumba (currently part of Nyagatare District, Eastern Province) requested the government to intervene in the repatriation of their… Read more »

La France veut combler son retard

Source: Figaro Juliette Chain et Agnès Leclair Unofficial translation from Adoption : la France veut combler son retard Thanks to the funding of humanitarian projects, the USA, but also Italy and Spain, host many more children from abroad. Paris prepareS itself to copy their more efficient methods. Everyone starts doing it. In respect of Intercountry… Read more »