Category: Operation Mercy Mercy (Ethiopia)

It was illegal to move the adopted child Amy forcibly

Date: 2016-11-15 Source: (Google Translation) Parliamentary Ombudsman traps heavily on the municipality in case of placement. “This is a violent action against a child.” Anders Legarth Schmidt ANDERS LEGARTH SCHMIDT Journalist The video begins with a man standing over a girl sitting on a couch. “Now you come up with,” said the man. The… Read more »

Operation Mercy Mercy

Since the movie Mercy Mercy came out, ACT (Against Child Trafficking) stepped in. We went to see Masho’s parents in Ethiopia and organised and paid for legal representation. We also have been several times in Denmark for talks with the Danish authorities. We have not been able to see Masho. Work is ongoing and we… Read more »

Politicians close their eyes for adoptions backing

Source: (Google translation) KRONIKEN 31 MAY. 2016 One country after another closed down adoption because of suspected corruption and child trafficking. Yet Danish politicians are more concerned with ensuring childless families may adopt than to scrutinize the cases where adoption has gone wrong. ADOPTION. Why the Danish politicians do not examine the dark side of… Read more »

Danish Minister about Ethiopian adoption cases: Never seen before

Source: Google Translation By Ritzau – 07 / 04-16 Ethiopia has overturned two Danish adoptions, but it is uncertain what impact the decision will have for the children. It’s never seen before. It is an extraordinary situation. So says social and Interior Minister Karen Ellemann. Thursday canceled a court in Ethiopia adoption of the two… Read more »

Masho’s biological parents will sue Denmark: We have not talked to her for years

Source: Google translation By: SANNE FAHNØE 7 April 2016 ‘Mercy Mercy – adoption price of a child’, depicted in 2012 Masho’s hard life in Denmark after being adopted from Ethiopia. Photo: Fridthjof Film Photo: Fridthjof Film The Ethiopian parents of the adopted girl Masho, who in 2008 was adopted from Ethiopia by Danish parents are… Read more »

Ethiopian court annuls Amy and Masho’s adoption

Source: 07. April 2016 Masho (left) and Amy Steen (right) were both adopted for couples in Denmark from Ethiopia, but ended respectively orphanages and in foster care. Now an Ethiopian court overturned their adoption. Photo: TV 2 by Rikke Struck Westersø A court in Ethiopia has overturned the adoption of two children who were adopted… Read more »

Do you remember Amy’s adoption nightmare? Now she escaped to Ethiopia

Against Child Trafficking (ACT) bears all expenses for Amy’s travel and stay in Ethiopia, as well as the costs of the Court case. We need donations to bring this story as well as Masho’s story to a good end… DONATE Source: Google Translation: for more pictures and video’s in Danish, see original Source TV2 31.3.2016… Read more »

Ethiopia wanted to check adoptive children in Denmark

Source: (Google translation from Danish) DENMARK JAN. 17. 2016 Two experts from Ethiopia’s Ministry of Social Affairs have been in Denmark on an unusual mission – but they met a closed door. Dorrit Saietz DORRIT SAIETZ Journalist Danish International adoptions (DIA) is the result of a merger of the two scandal-ridden adoption agencies DanAdopt and… Read more »

Do you remember Amy? Now she is trapped in Denmark and shall not see her mother

A video of the little Ethiopian girl Amy, who forcibly dragged into a car by educators from Næstved, threw the first light of scandals in the adoption system. Today, three years later, prohibit the Danish authorities Amy to visit his HIV-infected biological mother in Ethiopia. “Everything has been a huge misunderstanding. My mother would never… Read more »