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Des Orphelins roumains Une affaire de millions d’euros

(un exposé sur Francois de Combret et son lobby pour les adoptions internationales) Publication: “Saptamana Financiara” (“The Financial Weekly”) Date:lundi October 9, 2006 Type: Investigation / Front page lead Auteur: Robert Veress Image from double page spread (P.4/5)   Nombre d’organisations européennes font un lobby puissant pour la reprise des adoptions internationales Introduction Ce n’est… Weiter »

Adoption victim meets her mother after 9 years

Date: 2005-12-25 Source: http://indiapulse.sulekha.com Dec. 25: A 17-year-old girl who was fraudulently given away in adoption when she was eight met her mother after nearly nine years. The meeting was initiated by her adoptive parents, Americans from Alabama in the United States.

A tussle in Andhra Pradesh

Date: 2005-05-21 Source: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com A tussle in Andhra Pradesh RAVI SHARMA in Hyderabad In Andhra Pradesh, the first State to ban voluntary agencies from placing children in adoption, the government is under tremendous pressure to reverse the situation. P.V. SIVAKUMAR A protester belonging to the Progressive Organisation for Women grappling with women police personnel outside… Weiter »

Babies-for-sale trade faces a global crackdown

Source: Guardian Attempts by Western families to adopt children from poor nations have fuelled a rogue market in young lives. But at last action is being taken. Carolyn Wheeler reports from Lviv, Ukraine * Carolyn Wheeler * guardian.co.uk, Sunday November 21 2004 01.12 GMT * Article history The thick stack of photographs pulled from a… Weiter »

Brussels warns EU hopeful Romania over child adoptions

Source: www.eubusiness.com24 February 2004 The European Commission issued a barely-veiled warning to Romania Tuesday to adopt new child protection laws to get its troubled EU membership bid back on track. With EU lawmakers demanding Brussels break off talks with Bucharest because of the unchecked adoption of Romanian children by Western couples, the EU executive stepped… Weiter »

EC issues ultimatum to Romania: stop child exports

Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard in Brussels 04 Feb 2004 The European Commission has warned Romania to halt the export of children for adoption or face a bar on EU membership and the severance of aid funds. The commission wrote to Adrian Nastase, the prime minister, warning that his government’s conduct failed to meet the „political… Weiter »

Say: Bye bye Korea, until later, when I have grown up

Source: http://www.trouw.nl (Translated from Dutch) Eun-mi Postma – 04/04/03, 00:00 About four thousand South Korean children have been adopted over the last 35 years by Dutch couples, but last week the last batch adoptive babies left for Schiphol. Although South Korea is prosperous now, because of the rigid social conventions still many children are available… Weiter »

Auslandsadoption oder Kinderhandel in Rumänien?

Source: www.deruge.org von Wolfgang Gerts Der Grat ist schmal. In einem Fachbuch der GZA („Adoption – 20 Jahre GZA“, also der „Gemeinsamen Zentralen Adoptionsstelle“) schreibt deren Leiter einen Artikel über Kinderhandel. Rumänien wird erwähnt, nicht direkt bezichtigt, aber schon in den Bereich der Länder verwiesen, die mit Adoption ein Geschäft machen. Ob sich das wirklich… Weiter »

Banished Babies: The Secret History of Ireland’s Baby Export Business

Source:  Amazon 1996 Banished Babies: The Secret History of Ireland’s Baby Export Business From Booklist Since this story broke in 1996, the Irish media have been chasing down details of the „export“ –primarily to the U.S.–of 2,000-plus infants and toddlers born to unmarried Irish mothers between the late ’40s and the mid-’70s. Reporter Milotte did… Weiter »

An Angry Doctor Battles a Gruesome Black Market in Asian Children

Date: 1981-12-07 Source: http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20080865,00.html In nearly a decade of treating the destitute in the slums of Bangladesh and Calcutta, British physician Jack Preger has witnessed more than a lifetime of misery and squalor. His patients are the homeless who scavenge for shelter in any dark corner, the helpless ridden with disease and the hopeless who can… Weiter »