Monthly Archives: September 2014

American implicated in Congo child smuggling ring

Updated 09/19/2014, 06:39PM Facebook posts, later deleted, on a page for international adoption from the DRCAt least one U.S. citizen —and possibly more—has been implicated in a child-trafficking scandal in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) while allegedly trying to smuggle kids out of the African country for the purpose of adoption, according to local […]

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Uganda fears for children as overseas adoption boom

 September 2, 2014 12:01 PM Kampala (AFP) – Authorities in Uganda have raised fears that the east African nation’s children are being left vulnerable to abuse and exploitation by a staggering increase in unchecked overseas adoptions. An official report, details of which were published on Tuesday by the New Vision newspaper, said a boom in […]

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Australia puts children at risk by ‘freeing up’ the adoption market

The Conversation 8 September 2014, 11.01am AEST The Australian government seems intent on lessening protections for children adopted overseas despite national and international evidence showing greater protection is needed. Two important reports on inter-country adoption were released late last month: a report by UNICEF and one by the Legislation Committee of the Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional […]

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Chinese Nurse Arrested for Selling Newborn Babies to Traffickers

Epoch Times By Lu Chen, Epoch Times | September 2, 2014 A nurse in southern China’s Guangdong Province was arrested recently for human trafficking, after she was caught selling off the newborn babies she was entrusted to protect, according to Chinese press reports. Along with the nurse, nine other trafficking suspects were also arrested, while five babies were retrieved […]

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Adoption Lobby Alert: Would you believe in such a setup?

Against Child Trafficking.org 5 September 2014 Studying the Children in Families First ACT, the US pro-adoption law that is intended to get more intercountry adoptions through international aid, we had some questions. And thus called the US Agency for International Development (USAID). Would you believe… Would  you believe that the US Center of Excellence on Children […]

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