International Child Abduction and the Philippines

  With its beautiful beaches and amazing weather the Philippines, no wonder it’s a major holiday destination. Western men are also very attracted to Philippine woman and often meet in online dating sites. However, the love story can quickly go South after children are born. As a result the Philippines… has been for many years…

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…

Why Do Parents Kidnap Their Own Children?

CARI Child Abduction Recovery International has carried out our own research and can confidently say, parents kidnap their own children for the following reasons: •To force a reconciliation or continued interaction with the left-behind parent; •To spite or punish the other parent; •From fear of losing custody or visitation rights; •In rare cases, to protect…

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…

Ukraine Parental Child Abduction

We are very sorry to disturb you twice in one week but we’d like you to say hello to Afonso recovered tonight by CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International from Ukraine after being illegally abducted 8 months ago. Afonso was taken to Ukraine on false documents obtained by his mother in order to smuggle Afonso…

Another Successful Recovery

Say hello to Pavel illegally abducted by his father’s family after his father past away in 2016. Pavel has been illegally held since with limited contact to his mother. After having the door closed time and time again searching for help, this mother turned to CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International after being scammed $18,000….

Children in legal Vaccum: International Child Abduction

This article is from 2012 but it highlights some major issues with The Hague Convention that to this day in 2017 have not been fixed. Thousands of parents get told The Hague Convention will get their abducted children home, it’s simply not true… Many of us take on work or studies in a foreign country,…

Griffin Safely home…

Say hello to Griffin, illegally abducted by his mother over 2 weeks ago. He is now safely home in Australia, reunited with his legal, custodial father. The mother Eliza Szonert and Colin Chapman, even went so far as to tip off the media in Melbourne about Griffin’s flight, but Air Asia staff, Melbourne airport staff…

New Idea Magazine

New Idea, an Australian women’s magazine has kindly donated to CARI’s non profit charity, Project Rescue Children. This donation will be used in an ongoing operation PRC are currently conducting to rescue children from prostitution. Big thanks to Amy Mills and New Idea……. All donations to Project Rescue Children go directly to saving children from…