Category: United States

US provides list of more than 60,000 Russian children adopted by Americans – Astakhov

Date: 2013-08-13 Source: The US authorities have supplied a list of Russian children adopted by American families during the last few years, Pavel Astakhov, the Children’s Rights Commissioner for the Russian President, told Rossiiskaya Gazeta on Monday. He also said there will be no exceptions from the Dima Yakovlev law that bans US citizens to… Read more »

MP suggests returning adopted children back to Kazakhstan

Source: Monday, 05.08.2013, 10:43 Kazakhstan Senate deputy Gani Kassymov has suggested to return all the children adopted by foreign citizens back to Kazakhstan, STV channel reports. According to the senator, the country is capable of creating normal conditions for its orphans. He also reminded that her colleagues called to ban adoption of Kazakhstan children by… Read more »

Adoptions no longer ‘humanitarian’, instead heavily politicized – expert

Date: 2013-07-03 Source: On Tuesday the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) passed a resolution “On international adoptions”. Although Russia is not directly mentioned in the document, its author, US Senator Roger Wicker, implied that the resolution had resulted from Russia’s ban on US adoptions. Roelie Post from the… Read more »

OSCE Parliamentarians Back Resolution On Intercountry Adoption

Source: OSCE Parliamentarians Back Resolution On Intercountry Adoption July 03, 2013 Officials from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly have approved a resolution aimed at protecting children and families from legal changes during the process of intercountry adoption. U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (Republican-Mississippi) introduced the nonbinding resolution at the assembly’s… Read more »

Wicker to Introduce International Adoption Resolution

Source: Jun 27 2013 Mississippi Senator Aims to Protect Children Caught in Adoption Limbo WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., will offer a first-of-its-kind resolution aimed at protecting children and families caught in the middle of legal adoption changes. Wicker’s resolution will be introduced at the 57-country OSCE Parliamentary Assembly this month in the… Read more »

Americans banned from adopting children from Kazakhstan

Source: Wednesday, 12.06.2013, 16:29 U.S. citizens will not be able to adopt Kazakhstan children until U.S. authorities explain how two orphans from Kazakhstan ended up at the American ranch, reports citing chairwoman of the Commission for Children’s Rights Protection of the Kazakhstan Ministry of Education and Science Raissa Sher. “Last July it turned out… Read more »

Police question Mukono family over illegal adoption

Source: By Ephraim Kasozi Posted Tuesday, April 30 2013 at 01:00 Ephraim KasoziPolice have questioned parents and relatives of an eight-year-old boy who was allegedly adopted by a United States family in 2009 without following legal procedures. The Police Anti-human Trafficking Taskforce, in partnership with Child Rights Advocacy Organisation and Kyampisi Childcare Ministries (KCM), stormed… Read more »

Adoption children’s home questioned (Pisingos)

Date: 2013-04-27 [GOOGLE TRANSLATION] Source: Investigting mysterious donation in London for $ 3.4 million With nearly half a century of tradition in child protection and adoption, cFoundation was suspended. By: Hernández Quevedo Norbey In order to help homeless children, in May 1968 a group of 22 couples decided to create Pisingos Foundation in Bogota…. Read more »