Category: Germany

Polémique en France autour de l’adoption des enfants haïtiens

Source:    jeudi 23 décembre 2010 AFP/Bertrand Guay Par Achim Lippold Pour 318 enfants haïtiens, une nouvelle vie commence. Adoptés par des familles françaises, 114 sont arrivés le 22 décembre 2010 à bord d’un premier avion affrété par le gouvernement. A la veille du Noël, le 24 décembre, 90 autres enfants seront rapatriés. Tous bénéficient d’une… Read more »

Adopted in 1973, reunited with mother in 2010

Source: Published: Thursday, Nov 18, 2010, 3:50 IST By Mayura Janwalkar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Mother’s love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. —Marion C. Garretty, American author When Arun Dohle, India-born German national, started on his mission to find his biological mother, it seemed… Read more »

In search of adoption, childless German couples go abroad

Source:  22.09.2010 Großansicht des Bildes mit der Bildunterschrift: Couples are increasingly going abroad to find children Nowadays in Germany, people who are hoping to adopt a child are more likely than before to search abroad. Sometimes their reasons are altruistic, but other times it just comes down to one thing: supply and demand. Ralf… Read more »

Martyrium statt Familienidylle

Source: Ein Ehepaar aus Fürstenfeldbruck steht wegen Misshandlung von Schutzbefohlenen vor Gericht. Die missbrauchten Mädchen haben unter Tränen ausgesagt. 20.09.2010, 18:03 2010-09-20 18:03:35 Im Prozess gegen ein Ehepaar aus dem Landkreis, das sich derzeit wegen der Misshandlung von Schutzbefohlenen vor dem Amtsgericht in Fürstenfeldbruck verantworten muss, haben am Freitag erneut die beiden mittlerweile erwachsenen Adoptivtöchter als… Read more »

The legacy of forced adoptions

Source:, Marten Rolff, Sunday 22 August 2010 20.30 BST German families torn apart by forced adoptions during the cold war are still looking for answers – and their lost relatives. Katrin Behr was separated from her mother as a child. It took exactly four minutes to steal Andreas Laake’s baby son – that was… Read more »

Newspapers reported it wrongly, says KMMSG

Source: ‘Supreme Court did not allow petitioner to seek information’ It pertains to a case of adoption by a German couple Pune: In a complete turn of events, Pune-based organisation Kusumabai Motichand Mahila Seva Gram (KMMSG), a party to the adoption of Arun Dohle by a German couple, Michel and Gertrude Dohle, has said… Read more »

SC gets hold of ‘missing’ police report in Dohle case

Source: Published: Friday, Aug 13, 2010, 3:51 IST By Rakesh Bhatnagar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Arun Dohle, an Indian adopted by a German couple 37 years ago, has disputed a police report which omitted the name of NCP leader Sharad Pawar’s brother, Pratap, as having any connection with him. Dohle has been… Read more »

Fear over Mali’s missing children

Source: 16 August 2010 By Martin Vogl BBC News, Bamako No-one can explain how Adjaratou almost ended up on a plane to Germany Adama Coulibaly has got his daughter back now, but he is still determined to find out what happened to her and how she went missing from the streets of Mali’s capital,… Read more »

Man claims DNA proof: I’m Pawar brother’s son

Source: Krishnadas Rajagopal Fri Aug 13 2010, 09:22 hrs New Delhi: Adopted by a German couple 37 years ago, Dohle is trying to find his biological mother. IE photo: Renuka Puri ARUN Dohle, 37, is in search of the “young lady” who gave birth to him. Through her, the bespectacled, rather shy man hopes to… Read more »

German seeks Supreme Court help in locating biological Indian mother

Source:   New Delhi:  Thirty five years after he was adopted by a German couple, the Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to examine the plea of a man claiming to be the offspring of the brother of a union minister seeking a direction to help him locate his biological mother.