Other Documents

Other Documents

Association of McKenzie Friends Petition to EU Against Forced Adoption in the United Kingdom


See here submission by Sabine Kujro McNeill of the Association of McKenzie Friends to the European Union Petitions Committee on forced adoption …
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International Adoptee Rights Organisation, ACT Against Child Trafficking Supports Case of Laila Brice – 7 April 2014


See here for letter from international adoptee rights organisation, ‘ACT Against Child Trafficking’ to the Latvian Ambassador in the United …
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Latvian Ministry of Justice Issues Guidelines on Harsh Foreign Child Protection Rules for Families Travelling Abroad – 25 February 16


This is a translation of the guidelines issued by the Latvian Ministry of Justice to build public awareness among immigrating …
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Report on Indian and Indian-Origin Children Confiscated by US Child Protection Agencies, August 2017


Suranya Aiyar, a New Delhi-based lawyer, who has been working on a pro bono basis with families facing child protection …
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The Confiscation of the Bhattacharya Children in Norway, A Case Study


Among the well-known jurists who came to together to work on this study were Justice Mukul Mudgal  and Justice AP Shah, who had recently retired. The study is based on the County Committee and District Court orders and other official record of the case as sent to the mother by the Norwegian authorities.
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Petition to Indian National Human Rights Commission, October 2012


On 12 October 2012, a group of leading jurists, human rights lawyers, academics, child experts and women’s rights activists filed …
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Lecture by Sir James Munby, President of the UK Family Courts, on the importance of fundamental, time-honoured principles of justice to be observed in the family court system


The full text of the lecture is here. It is published on the website of the Courts and Administrative Tribunals judiciary. …
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Opening Up the Family Courts: Transparency in the Family Court and Court of Protection, Sir James Munby, 2013


"There is a pressing need for more transparency, indeed for much more transparency, in the family justice system."
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Right of Repatriation of Foreign Children – Legal Analysis


Analysis under international law of the rights of children confiscated by child protection services from their parents in foreign countries, to be sent to their relatives in their country of origin. Right of return, right to family and cultural rights of foreign and foreign-origin children under United Nations Treaties: International Covenant on Civil and Political…
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