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$1.5 million database for orphans and potential parents: Dealing with corruption in orphanages

Prosecutor General's Office suggests a database as a solution for adoption related issues and crimes.

$1.5 million database for orphans and potential parents: Dealing with corruption in orphanages
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Children Protection Committee unveils adoption statistic in Kazakhstan

66 Kazakhstani children have been adopted by foreigners since last year.

Children Protection Committee unveils adoption statistic in Kazakhstan
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International adoption only chance for sick orphans

International adoption is the only chance for many sick Kazakhstani orphans, believes a philanthropist and the director oа Compassion charity foundation Aruzhan Sain.

International adoption only chance for sick orphans
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Update on Kazakhstani orphans brought to Africa

The Ministry of Education and Science responds to the Prosecutor Generals’ inquiry concerning Kazakhstani children adopted to Kenya and South Africa.

Update on Kazakhstani orphans brought to Africa
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120 adopted children 'drop off the grid' in Africa and Europe

36 Kazakhstani orphans were adopted by South African and Kenyan nationals.

120 adopted children 'drop off the grid' in Africa and Europe
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No information on whereabouts of 700 adopted orphans: Kazakhstan

The whereabouts of almost 700 Kazakhstanis adopted by foreign parents are unknown.

No information on whereabouts of 700 adopted orphans: Kazakhstan
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International adoption: sick children are healthy?

Kazakhstani orphans are falsely diagnosed with heavy illnesses to be later adopted by foreigners while childless Kazakhstanis continue to wait for their chance of adoption.

International adoption: sick children are healthy?
Adoption a hope for C. African children in crisis
Adoption a hope for C. African children in crisis

Two-year-old Mercia clung unsteadily to Pierrette's dress, a potential candidate for adoption in the orphanage run by the elderly lady as clashes wracked the Central African Republic's capital.

Adoption a hope for C. African children in crisis
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Kazakhstan orphans raped by American adopting parents unlikely to return to Kazakhstan

They are working on receiving American citizenship and have no plans to come back to Kazakhstan: Foreign Ministry.

Kazakhstan orphans raped by American adopting parents unlikely to return to Kazakhstan
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Adoptive parents to receive $850 lump in Kazakhstan

The one-time payment for child adoption in Kazakhstan will make $850 starting from 2015.

Adoptive parents to receive $850 lump in Kazakhstan
Linda and Joseph Mayotte
American couple sentenced to 20 years for raping children adopted from Kazakhstan

Worcester Superior Court has sentenced the Northbridge couple convicted of raping their children adopted from Kazakhstan to nearly 20 years each in jail.

American couple sentenced to 20 years for raping children adopted from Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan and US State Department forming commission to check into US online children trade network

Kazakhstan officials and US Department of State have met to discuss adoption.

Kazakhstan and US State Department forming commission to check into US online children trade network
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Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry and US Department of State to discuss adoption

The Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry and the U.S. Department of State will discuss adoption of Kazakhstan children.

Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry and US Department of State to discuss adoption
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Orphans from Kazakhstan traded through American online networks may be returned to Kazakhstan

Chairwoman of the Committee for Protection of Children Raisa Sher said that the children adopted from Kazakhstan who are among the victims of the American re-homing networks may be returned to Kazakhstan.

Orphans from Kazakhstan traded through American online networks may be returned to Kazakhstan
The Chief of the Committee on Children Protection of Kazakhstan Ministry of Education and Science Raisa Sher. Photo courtesy of azattyq.org
Kazakhstan authorities comment Reuters discovery of re-homing networks involving children from Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan authorities promise to deal with the cases of Kazakhstan orphans being traded abroad.

Kazakhstan authorities comment Reuters discovery of re-homing networks involving children from Kazakhstan
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Reuters uncoveres American network trading adopted children

Around 30% of the adopted children traded through the network are Americans while the rest of them are from foreign countries including Kazakhstan.

Reuters uncoveres American network trading adopted children
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Kazakhstan senator deems foreign adoption ban undemocratic

Kazakhstan Senator Svetlana Dzhalmagambetova opposes the ban of foreign adoption of Kazakhstan children.

Kazakhstan senator deems foreign adoption ban undemocratic
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American couple faces 10 years in jail for raping children from Kazakhstan

Linda Mayotte accused of raping a minor teen adopted from Kazakhstan testified that he was choking her when she refused to submit to his sexual demands.

American couple faces 10 years in jail for raping children from Kazakhstan
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MP suggests returning adopted children back to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Senate deputy Gani Kassymov has suggested to return all the children adopted by foreign citizens back to Kazakhstan.

MP suggests returning adopted children back to Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan children allegedly raped in U.S. are from Petropavlovsk

The adoption order on the former orphans from Kazakhstan who are testifying in the U.S. against their adoptive parents was issued by Petropavlovsk court in 2004.

Kazakhstan children allegedly raped in U.S. are from Petropavlovsk