Category: Spain

Morocco: justice minister, moratorium on int’l adoptions

Source: To ensure Moroccan kids get traditional education at home 08 October, 19:30 (ANSAmed) – TUNIS, OCTOBER 8 – Moroccan Justice Minister Mustafa Ramid has issued a moratorium on international adoptions of Moroccan children, reported on Monday. The minister based his decision on concerns that children adopted abroad won’t be brought up to… Read more »

NGOs up in arms against inter-country adoptions

Source: Concerned over the alleged violation of fundamental rights of children, two children’s rights non-governmental organisations (NGOs), viz Thane-based Advait Foundation and Pune-based Sakhee have filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court asking for a complete ban on inter-country adoption of children. The PIL, to be heard by the bench of… Read more »

TLCH adoptions break CARA rule

Source: February 16, 2012 DC Hyderabad a a a ShareAdd To My Pages email print inShare0 In what seems to amount to a violation of the rules, orphan girls from Teresa’s Tender Loving Care Home (TLCH), Erragadda, are being sent for cross-country adoption though the home does not have a valid licence to operate. A… Read more »

Grandmother’s investigation plea against Preet Mandir dismissed

Date: 2012-01-05 Source: Asseem Shaikh TNN Pune: A special court’s refusal on Tuesday to issue direction to the Central Bureau of Investigation to further probe into the inter-country adoption racket, involving the city-based Preet Mandir, has left a 70-year-old woman distressed in her fight against the adoption centre to get back her two granddaughters. Kisabai Tulsiram… Read more »

Spain’s Stolen Baby Scandal

Date:  2011-10-04 Source: Antonio Barroso cried himself to sleep every night until he was 12, haunted, he says, by a taunt from other children: “Your mother isn’t your real mother.” He asked his mother repeatedly, and even secretly checked his official birth certificate. But she insisted, and the documents confirmed, he was her son…. 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 »

Courts shine light on Spain’s child-trade shame

Source: Published Date: 10 July 2011 By Raphael Minder in Seville AT THE BEHEST of grieving parents, Spanish judges are investigating hundreds of complaints that infants were abducted and sold for adoption over a 40-year period. What may have begun as Fascist retribution on leftist families during the dictatorship of General Franco appears to have… Read more »

Adoption is back in business at home

Source: 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.

Spain probes 849 cases of alleged baby trafficking

Source: By HAROLD HECKLE Associated Press Published: Friday, Jun. 17, 2011 – 12:40 pm MADRID — Spanish prosecutors are investigating 849 cases of newborn children stolen from their mothers and sold to other families for profit, the country’s attorney general said Friday. Candido Conde-Pumpido said 162 cases had already been referred for trial and… Read more »