The Netherlands continue to coverup State facilitated illegal intercountry adoption. Dutch Lawmakers should hold their Justice Minister accountable for a deceitful adoption inquiry, commissioned by the State Committee investigating illegal intercountry adoption and the role of the State…. Read More
10 August 2019 – LLM Thesis defended by Patrick Noordoven for the School of Law, University of Brasília, as per prerequisite to obtain the Masters in Law title. «This Thesis is dedicated to all persons who are deprived… Read More
6 December 2018 – After years of demanding information from the Dutch State about illegal intercountry adoption practices from Brazil, the Justice Minister sent a letter to parliament in which the government announces to instigate an external committee… Read More
On Friday 10 June our founder Patrick Noordoven gave a presentation at the 9th Biennial Adoption Conference “Myth and Reality in Adoption: Transforming Practice Through Lessons Learned” at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey, USA. He contributed… Read More
Since the 1970’s, many children from developing countries have been adopted by people from abroad, some of them illegally. In Brazil, foreign adoptions peaked in the 1980s. Those babies are now adults, and many are trying to find… Read More
Dutch TV report “Achter het Nieuws” 22 February 1982 – Cathia Seeder provides an insight in the illegal adoption procedure and denounces the involvement of the Dutch State in the illegal adoption cases. Seeder later confessed to being… Read More
On Tuesday evening 24 March the NGO hosted a free event in São Paulo, Brazil. Read more about the event here.
On 10 February, a Swiss lawyer, a Brazilian Human Rights advocate and a Documentary Filmmaker from the US shared their experiences about the Right to Identity. Read more about the event here.
Dutch TV report “Achter het Nieuws” 22 February 1982 – Scene explains illegal adoption procedure. You can watch the video here.
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“Child trafficking with help of State” – ‘Dutch civil servants knew about baby smuggling’ and ‘were involved in illegal adoptions’. Read the articles in Dutch in De Telegraaf or in English.
On 19 September 2014 our founder Patrick Noordoven spoke at the Hague Talks. We are sharing his talk and the video recording of the event.
With the public launch of the NGO a press release was sent out on 19 September 2014.