Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Adoption ban

Adoption ban

The Swiss Federal Central Authority suspended adoption procedures in Cambodia on

December 9, 2002 according to Isabelle Lammerant of the International Resource

Centre for the Protection of Children in Adoption. The ban was due to "the

practices taking place involving the trade, purchase and abduction of children

and which are principally directed at young mothers alone and without means" and

"proof of the agreement (of biological parents) which is practically impossible

to verify". The Dutch government also suspended adoptions recently, said local

human rights group Licadho. Other suspensions remain in force for citizens of

France and the US.

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Bodies of Cambodian peacekeepers returned to Kingdom

The bodies of four Cambodian peacekeepers killed by a Christian militia in Central African Republic were repatriated to the Kingdom and honoured in an airport ceremony on May 21.

Phnom Penh eats: Ptas Nak Battambang

As the name suggests, Ptsa Nak Battambang – which in English means Battambang's house – is the right place for those who want to try some of the province's typical dishes in Phnom Penh.

Defence Minister Tea Banh yesterday said the popular appeal of the Cambodia National Rescue Party’s pledge to substantially boost commune budgets p

Opposition surrogate Kong Korm speaks to supporters at a campaign event on Monday in Prey Veng province in front a CNRP banner bearing the face of ex-party leader Sam Rainsy. Facebook

The National Election Committee has rejected an opposition campaign advertisement from airing on a state-owned television station because it featur