Category: Anisha – mother retraced

Adoptee Anisha Mörtl

Countries: India, Germany Adoption Agencies: St. Theresa’s Tender Loving Care Home Anisha was born in 1992 and was taken by the ‘Tender Loving Care Home’, because her mother Fatima could not pay the hospital bill.   Sister Theresa then had her adopted by a German couple. Fathima did not see her child for the next 28 years…. Read more »

Concern over ‘trafficking’ of children in the name of adoption

Source: 20 February 2013 , By Staff Reporter Demanding that international adoption be stopped from India till comprehensive laws are put in place to prevent ‘trafficking’ of children in the name of adoption, parents of children who were fraudulently or forcefully taken away and put into inter-country adoption held a meeting in the Capital on… Read more »

‘Ban inter-country adoptions’

Source: Bangalore:  Feb 19, 2013 DHNS Activists urge overhaul of laws in bid to curb child trafficking Child rights activists demanded an overhauling of adoption laws and a ban on inter country adoptions citing instances of child trafficking. Around 10 parents from various states came to talk about their experiences of child trafficking related to… Read more »

“Das verlorene Kind – Auslandsadoption in Indien”

WATCH ONLINE:   DAS VERLORENE KIND 24. Januar 2013  von alicia ZDFinfo zeigt am Freitag, den 25. Januar 2013 um 9 Uhr eine interessante Reportage über Adoption in Indien und die Welt zwischen Mutterliebe und Kinderhandel.

Anisha: Den Nonnen auf der Spur

Source: 30.05.10 von Thomas Vitzthum Der Satz durchfuhr Anisha Mörtl wie ein Blitz: “Du bist ein gestohlenes Kind.” Der junge Mann, der sie damit konfrontierte, sah ihr ähnlich, dunkle Haut, dunkle Haare, dunkle Augen, indisch. Wie sie war er in ein Land zurückgekommen, mit dem ihn kaum mehr verband als das Gefühl, dort eigentlich hinzugehören.

Children or commodities?

Source: 17 Mar 2010, 1840 hrs IST 18 year old Anisha Mortel lives all alone in Germany. Abandoned by her foster parents after they separated, Anisha came to India in search of her biological mother who claims her daughter was sold off by a children’s home who had stolen her. TIMES NOW investigates the… Read more »

A Challenge in India Snarls Foreign Adoptions

Source: By RAYMOND BONNER Published: June 23, 2003 HYDERABAD, India, June 16— Sharon Van Epps remembers the day she first held Haseena, with her rich black hair and dark eyes. The baby, just beginning to walk, did not make a sound, just held on to her tightly. ”I felt like something I’d been missing… Read more »

Sale of infants: Police to grill Amala in Hyderabad

Source: T. V. Sivanandan GULBARGA, APRIL 28. Two senior police officers from the State have been sent to Hyderabad to question the former film actress, Ms. Amala Akkineni, in connection with the alleged adoption racket, and her role in St. Theresa’s Tender Loving Care Home which is one of the orphanages suspected to be involved… Read more »