Bangladesh Launches Investigation into Children ‘Wrongly’ Adopted Overseas

Thaslima Begum, Rosie Swash - The Guardian

Police in Bangladesh have launched an investigation into historical allegations that children were adopted abroad without their parents’ consent, after a Guardian investigation into adoptions to the Netherlands in the 1970s.

Bangladesh special branch in Dhaka confirmed it had opened an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the adoption of a number of children between 1976 and 1979.