PTSD in International Parental Child Abduction

How does PTSD affect a child? “A traumatic event, such as a car crash, natural disaster, or physical abuse, can cause PTSD. Children with PTSD may relive the trauma over and over again. They may have nightmares or flashbacks. PTSD is diagnosed only if symptoms keep occurring for more than 1 month and are negatively affecting the child’s life.” CARI – Child Abduction…

High Court makes order for return of children who were wrongfully removed from Canada

The High Court has made an order for the return of two children who were wrongfully removed from Canada without their father’s consent in February 2019. Rejecting all of the individual objections raised by the children’s mother, Ms Justice Aileen Donnelly said none of the objections reached the level of grave risk being returned to an intolerable situation and that…

What is the Brussels IIa Regulation?

European Commission – Fact Sheet Adoption of new rules to better protect children caught in cross-border parental disputes Brussels, 25 June 2019 What is the Brussels IIa Regulation? The Brussels IIa Regulation is the cornerstone of EU judicial cooperation in cross-border matrimonial matters (divorce, separation, marriage annulment) and matters of parental responsibility, including custody and…

Hague Convention No Enforcement

There is still an overwhelming lack of information out there about the reality of the Hague Convention and important aspects that most avoid or sweep under the carpet. Lets be honest, just because a country is a party to the appalling Hague Convention does not mean that it will effectively enforce its treaty obligations. In…

Corruption in Parental Abduction

In our 19 years in this industry we have seen everything you can imagine. One thing that constantly pops up is Corruption. It comes in all shapes and sizes, but in all cases it’s the authorities in the same old countries, who will only act for money or if the kidnapper knows someone who knows…

Parental Child Abduction Frauds/Clowns

(Updated when necessary) Eric Kalmus – Uses the identity ‘ABP World Group’ fraudulently. There is now no ABP World Group after he took the name in a hostile take over from it’s original founder. He has not recovered a single child. Beware of him as he is in almost every Facebook page or group associated…

Grandparents – Parental Child Abduction

CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International likes nothing better than returning children illegally abducted around the world, but we also like to bring up issues without the sugar coating, and tell the truth about topics those others including governments simply ignore and or avoid. Like it or hate it, the hard cold facts are in…

What happens to the child after the family abduction?

In our soon 19 years experience in dealing with all types of Parental Abductions in every corner of the world, we have seen and heard it all. Firstly, lets make it clear as we have in the past, we care not for the mother or father, we care for the innocent children who are the…

Tragedy of children abducted from dads and taken to Japan

Parents from the US and around the world are fire walled from children held by estranged spouses – and Japanese parents face similar agonies…. Japanese leaders and diplomats regularly lambast North Korea for the abduction of their citizens by state spies – one of countless human rights abuses committed by Pyongyang. What is less known…

Interpol and International Parental Child Abduction

We are for ever contacted by desperate parents who have had their children kidnapped and taken overseas. In all conversations we have with parents includes their ideas on Interpol Arrest Warrants. Why can’t Interpol arrest him/her? What parents do not understand is that this is not a Hollywood movie where police swoop in and arrest…