This is a groundbreaking report on missing and false adoption records featuring TRACK stars and aired by SBS June 13, 2009 in South Korea. This is Part 1 of 6 – or click here on the playlist to see the whole thing.
This is Leann’s follow-up video to the SBS documentary in which she tells about her birthfamily search experience and gives tips on search. This is Part 1 of 5.
July 15, 2009: TRACK’s art action at the new opening ceremony of the new central authority. The adoptees were not invited to the celebration for this organization that is supposed to be all about us. Nor were we involved in the planning for the organization. Our art action got us a meeting with the Ministry of Health and Welfare in the coming weeks.
TRACK’s giant puppet action in downtown Seoul for “Adoption Day” on May 10, 2009.
We posted 11 videos of the second public hearing on South Korea’s revisions to the adoption laws. You can see adoptees and allies participating in the meeting beginning on Parts 13, but the video and sound was pretty bad. So here is Part 14, which opens with Dr. Eli Park, Professor at Cambridge and Korean adoptee, having his say. We love that Eli is a professor who smokes menthols. ^^
A woman from El Salvador who was abducted and adopted to the U.S. tells about being reunited with her birthfamily.
The Argentinian Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo a great inspiration to TRACK. Grandmothers believe that the children’s loss of identity represents a trauma affecting not only their individual lives, but also their relationship with society. For this relationship to be restored, the social distortions that took place need to be exposed. Many disappeared children were internationally adopted to the U.S. and Europe.
This clip on the making of the feature film “Rabbit Proof Fence” shows the fierce resistance of Aboriginal families against the Australian government, which took legal custody of their children. “Rabbit Proof Fence” is a must-see movie about the Stolen Generation.
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd apologizes for the government’s policy of separating children from their families and communities.
Canadian First Nations people get an apology from the Canadian government.