Category: The Netherlands

Continuation “DNA case” Indian couple

Zwolle-Lelystad, 23 June 2010 – Today, the three-judge family section of the District Court of Zwolle-Lelystad proceeded behind closed doors with the hearing of the request filed by the Indian couple in the “DNA case”. For further information about this case please be referred to the press releases issued by the court on 11 June… Read more »

Indiase ouders ‘Rahul’ doen aangifte van kidnapping

Source: De zaak rond het geroofde adoptiekind ‘Rahul’ krijgt een nieuwe wending: het Indiase echtpaar dat claimt dat ze de biologische ouders van de jongen zijn, stappen naar de politie om aangifte te doen van kidnapping.

Chennai couple seek embassy help in fight over boy

Source: Chennai: The Netherlandsbased organisation Against Child Trafficking,which is helping Nagarani Kathirvel to fight the case,claiming that a 12-year-old boy is her son,wrote to the the ambassador to the Netherlands,Manbir Singh,and urged the Indian mission to take up the issue. Kathirvel and Nagarani fear that their interests may not be given equal weight and request… Read more »

Ouders eisen via DNA-test kind ’terug’

Source: NEDERLAND 5 JUNI 2010 Iris Pronk De uitvoering van een DNA-test in een laboratorium in Leiden. © ANP reacties (18) print stuur artikel door Indiase ouders eisen voor de rechter een DNA-test, om vast te stellen of hun geroofde zoon door Nederlandse ouders is geadopteerd. Zo ja, dan willen ze persoonlijk contact met… Read more »

A Chennai slum dweller’s fight for her Dutch son

Source: Times of India Jaya Menon, TNN, May 28, 2010, 03.15am IST CHENNAI: On June 15, when Nagarani Kathirvel leaves the squalor of a Chennai slum for the first time and appears in a court hall in Zwolle-Lelystad in the Netherlands, she would still be a long way from the end of her bitter, traumatic… Read more »

New horror as traffickers grab children from hospital

Source: By Nick Allen Saturday January 23 2010 CHILDREN’S charities have voiced concern for the safety of thousands of orphans after Western nations began speeding up adoption procedures for the young survivors of Haiti’s earthquake. Countries, including France and Spain, have streamlined the process in the hope of getting young people to safety as… Read more »

Haiti earthquake: charities warn against rush to speed adoptions

Source: Children’s charities have voiced fears for the safety of thousands of orphans after Western nations began speeding up adoption procedures in the wake of the Haiti earthquake. By Bruno Waterfield and Nick Allen in Port au Prince Published: 6:02PM GMT 22 Jan 2010 A young orphan cries at the Lycee Francais in Port-au-Prince… Read more »

Adopted orphans arrive in France as UNICEF raises trafficking fears

Date: 2010-01-22 Source: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced Friday that several children have gone missing from hospitals in Haiti in the aftermath of the killer earthquake, raising fears of trafficking for adoption abroad. “We have documented let’s say around 15 cases of children disappearing from hospitals, and not with their own family at… Read more »

Haiti’s orphan adoption debate

Source: Al Jazeera By Jacqueline Head, 2010-01-21 It is not known how many children have been orphaned by the earthquake [GALLO/GETTY] The plight of orphaned children in earthquake-hit Haiti has led to calls for international adoption processes to be sped up. But it has also raised the question of whether taking children away from their… Read more »