Category: Italy

Libya: 105 Children Kidnapped in Misrata Orphanage

Source: http://www.mathaba.net Posted: 2011/07/13 From: Mathaba World silent as Libyan children abducted and disappear abroad to unknown fate TRIPOLI (mathaba)—“Libya´s Social Welfare minister Ibrahim Sharif has denounced that 53 young girls and 52 boys were kidnapped from the Misrata Orphanage,” said Telesur TV special envoy to the Northern African nation, Rolando Segura.

Adoption is back in business at home

Source: http://zeenews.india.com Sunday, July 10, 2011, 13:11 Rashi Aditi Ghosh/ Zee Research Group Adoption is back in business in India. The adoption levels within the country more than doubled in the last four years. In contrast, adoption of kids born in India abroad has registered a sharp fall. But nobody is losing sleep over that.

Pictures of hope

Source: http://www.thanhniennews.com  Last updated: 2/25/2011 13:00  Cao Thi Thu (R) and Cao Thi Hong with pictures of their missing children allegedly stolen for adoption to Italy from Vietnam’s Ruc community. Cao Thi Thu (R) and Cao Thi Hong with pictures of their missing children allegedly stolen for adoption to Italy from Vietnam’s Ruc community.

Babies just another commodity

Source: http://m.nzherald.co.nz 18 June, 2011 In rural Nepal, where the going rate for a healthy orphan is US$6000 ($7449), about 600 children are missing. They were taken by agents who came to the villages promising parents they would educate the children and give them a better life in the capital, sometimes for a steep fee…. Read more »

Profit, not care: The ugly side of overseas adoptions

Date: 2011-06-05 Source: http://www.independent.co.uk Lax regulation and an endless demand by childless couples in the West has created an often exploitative market in babies born in the developing world By Laurie Penny Sunday, 5 June 2011 In rural Nepal, where the going rate for a healthy orphan is $5,000 (£3,000), some 600 children are missing…. Read more »

Teodor Baconschi: Government’s position is firm, Romania will not resume international adoptions

3 April 2011 Source: Romania for Export Only Commenting on Wikileaks, the Romanian Foreign Affairs Minister reconfirmed Romania’s commitment to no not resume the export of children. From Hotnews.ro    Baconschi Photo: Agerpres The Romanian Government’s position not to allow the resumption of international adoptions remains firm, although there is ”lobbying” from several European countries and the U.S., said Foreign Minister Baconschi on Sunday to Pro TV, according to Mediafax.

Investigating alleged illegal adoption of tapatías children

Source: http://www.periodicodigital.com.mx Georgina Vallejo Thursday, March 31 (Google translation) Lucero and Estela, eight and seven years old, were assigned to an Italian couple. The president of the Human Rights Commission of Jalisco (CEDHJ), Felipe de Jesus Alvarez Cibrian, confirmed that the defense agency has already begun the investigation regarding the alleged illegal adoption of two… Read more »

Cambodia: towards the opening of adoptions

Source: http://www.aibi.it  Date: 18-03-11 Informal translation from Italian:   It took just over a year after the entry into force of the new law on international adoptions in Cambodia, which was approved in December 2009 by the National Assembly, the legislative body that regulates the country’s laws on adoptions. The new law was designed to… Read more »

Romania detains two Italians for child trafficking

Source: http://www.focus-fen.net 10 March 2011 | 14:06 | FOCUS News Agency Home / Southeast Europe and Balkans Bucharest. Romanian authorities have detained two Italians for child smuggling and using a false identity after they allegedly tried to illegally take a Romanian newborn to Italy, prosecutors said Thursday, AFP informs.