Category: The Netherlands

Family-planning officials took & sold babies: report

Source: May 10 2011]  By Liu Linlin Alleged child trafficking involving family-planning officials in Hunan Province stunned the nation on Monday. Over the last 10 years, family-planning “enforcers” in Shaoyang have seized at least 20 children from Longhui county, who were born outside their parents’ birth quota, and dispatched them to a local children… Read more »

Trafficking of women and children is an organised crime: DGP

Source: PTI | 07:03 PM,Mar 26,2011 Bhubaneswar, Mar 26 (PTI) Identifying trafficking of women and children for the purpose of commercial and sexual exploitation as an organised crime, DGP Manmohan Praharaj today opened up an Integrated Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (IAHTU) at the crime branch headquarters in Cuttack.”Trafficking in persons, particularly women and children for… Read more »

Request Indian parents for DNA testing rejected

Source: Zwolle-Lelystad, March 7, 2011 – The Family Court of Zwolle-Lelystad has ruled on March 4 in the case of the Indian couple. The Indian couple’s request for a DNA test to determine that a boy adopted by Dutch parents is their biological son, was dismissed by the Court. Kidnapping The Indian couple was… Read more »

Ethiopia to Cut Foreign Adoptions by Up to 90 Percent

Source:  March 5th, 2011 Peter Heinlein, VOA Ethiopia is cutting back by as much as 90 percent the number of inter-country adoptions it will allow, as part of an effort to clean up a system rife with fraud and corruption. Adoption agencies and children’s advocates are concerned the cutbacks will leave many Ethiopian orphans… Read more »

Arib wants clarity on adoption from Ethiopia

Source: 11 January, oral questions – Fake adoption papers and parents who under false pretentions relinquish their children. Arib (PvdA) aks clarity about these ‘horrible’ adoption practices in Ethiopia. According to minister Opstelten (Justice) there is no reason to interfere: “Each signal of child trafficking is reason for investigation.”

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 »

Kinderbescherming blokkeerde adoptievraag Robert M. – Child Protection blocked adoption procedure Robert M.

Source: 14 December 2010 Amsterdam – The Council for Child Protecction this month has blocked the adoption procedure of Robert M., the main suspect in the Amsterdam Child Abuse Case. AMSTERDAM – De Raad voor de Kinderbescherming heeft deze maand een stokje gestoken voor de adoptiewens van Robert M., de hoofdverdachte in de Amsterdamse… Read more »

Dutch politicians ask for investigation on European Commission’s abuse of power

Source: EC false report first international reactions Autor: MIRCEA OPRIS 6 decembrie 2010 A member from the Socialist Party of the Dutch Parliament and a member of the European Parliament want an investigation, after Jurnalul National revealed a fake report issued by the European Commission on adoption and children’s rights. The Dutch Member of… Read more »