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…

Japan International Parental Child Abduction

Foreign parents fight in vain for custody in Japan Emmanuel, Stephane, Henrik and James come from very different backgrounds, but they share the same painful experience of battling Japan’s legal system — in vain — for access to their children after divorce. Once married to Japanese women, they say they were prevented from contact with…

Recovery from Poland 4 yrs on….

In 2014 we rescued little Crystal from notorious kidnapping haven Poland. Another desperate father who’s child was illegally kidnapped by its Polish mother. The father battled the family courts in Poland for over 2 yrs and was the first ever foreign father to be awarded custody in a polish court. (Picture taken just hours after…

British psychiatrist’s Polish ex-partner kidnapped their four-year-old daughter to raise her in her home country – and UK courts are helpless

Poland is a country CARI Child Abduction Recovery International can confidently say we are experts in returning abducted children from. We have proven and continue to prove it with results from Poland. ———————————————————— • Islam Heliel is fighting for his daughter Kleopatra to be returned to Britain to him • The 50-year-old’s ex-partner kidnapped their four-year-old…

India not yet ready to sign the Hague treaty: Maneka

Concerns parental abduction of kids. The government is not yet ready to sign the Hague treaty on inter-country abduction of children by parents fleeing a bad marriage, said a senior official of the Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD). There has been immense pressure from the U.S. on the government to sign the treaty…

Left-behind dad’s last resort: Impeach Japan’s Supreme Court judges

James Cook is relentless. His four children were abducted to Japan from Minnesota by his Japanese wife in 2014. This was after Japan acceded to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, so he might have had hope in the early days. Using the baroque procedural regime the Diet passed for…

Western Women and Middle Eastern Countries

What Western Women really need to know. There is no material on this subject and government departments dealing with International Parental Child Abductions refuse to discuss or educate on this topic. CARI Child Abduction Recovery International is contacted by desperate mothers from most nations with horrible stories of their children being abducted and mostly abandoned…

Greece Parental Child Abduction

As Greece is a favorite holiday destination for so many foreigners there will always be international relationships formed with Greek citizens which in turn will lead to parental abductions. 2017 Annual Report on International Child Abduction. (source US State Department) “Central Authority: The United States and the Greek Central Authority have a strong and productive…

The forgotten victims of Parental Child Abductions

Over the years we have been very vocal about the impact, of both domestic and international parental child abduction, on the children, the left behind parents and even the abductors but a recent gut wrenching email from a relative of a client thanking us for a recent recovery really made us think about the impact…

No Enforcement in The Hague Convention

Enforcement in Hague and Non-Hague Convention countries The dirty secret that must be told….. The biggest issue by far for victim parents is the enforcement of court decisions. In 95% of CARI’s cases we simply enforce court rulings. 6 of our current cases alone are dealing with just that. This is the major problem for…

The Hague Convention TRUTHS

“By 2007, the United States, European authorities, and NGOs had begun serious interest in the use of mediation as a means by which some international child abduction cases may be resolved. The primary focus was on Hague cases. Development of mediation in Hague cases, suitable for such an approach, had been tested and reported by…