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…

Child Abduction Holiday Season… what and who to beware of!

Beware the holiday season is approaching….. All holidays are the high season for ‘International Parental Child Abduction’ Each holiday season CARI Child Abduction Recovery International is contacted by many frantic parents who have had their child/children abducted/kidnapped. CARI Child Abduction Recovery International knows particularly in the lead up to the school holidays; that before or…

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…

United States Annual Report on IPCA

This is why CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International exists…….   From CARI’s experience and knowledge this report is missing many other countries who also fail to comply, enforce and demonstrate patterns of noncompliance year after year after year. For this reason we believe this report is far from accurate. What it does show is how…

Parental Child Abduction Philippines

On the 17th March 2016, the Philippines announced their accession to the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. As of March 2016, 94 states are party to the convention. The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction’s mission is to protect the world’s most…

Japan and The Hague Conventi0n

One of CARI’s Managing Directors speaking on issues relating to Japan and The Hague Convention. Japan Kyodo News: FEATURE: Ex-special forces soldiers recover kids caught up in custody battles William Hollingworth. Kyodo News 11 December 2015 KYODO English (c) 2015 Kyodo News   LONDON, Dec. 11 — A security expert who specializes in the safe…