NOTE: This page from the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism website offers documentation of and background about serious irregularities in international adoption. For the systemic analysis of corruption in international adoption, please read “The Lie We Love,” Foreign Policy magazine, Nov./Dec. 2008, and visit our webpages dedicated to international adoption. For ideas about fairer policy solutions, please read “The Baby Business,” Democracy Journal, Summer 2010.
News Reports of Adoption
Irregularities in Kyrgyzstan
“Family Reunion Stalled in Kyrgyzstan Orphanage,” Mariecar Mendoza, May 17, 2010, The Desert Sun.
Kyrgyz Republic Closed to Adoptions, April 29, 2010, Joint Council on International Children’s Services (JCICS).
“U.S. Department of State Adoption Alert: Kyrgyzstan,” April 28, 2010.
“US families persevere in seeking Kyrgyz adoptions,” David Crary, April 24, 2010, Associated Press, JournalNews.
“A Long Way From Home,” Laurie Rich Salerno, April 21, 2010, Newsweek.
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