“I think that sanctions are a two-edged sword. I think that threatening countries is often an unsuccessful way to get them to cooperate with us, because most of the relationships that we have are very complex and involve many issues.” – Susan Jacobs, in response to a request for the State Department’s opinion of the threat … More Children Betrayed: Having declared unilateral surrender, the U.S. chief international children’s advocate Susan Jacobs should resign.
The kids are still in the parks, Rui. But the joy is missing from them. Their eyes search the iron fences and garden plots for you. Click here: City of Ruins There’s a blood red circle On the cold dark ground And the rain is falling down The church door’s thrown open I can hear … More My City’s In Ruins
Family law Attorney Patricia Apy and three organizers and parents of children internationally abducted from the United States gave testimony today in the U.S. Congress at a hearing of the Subcommittee on Global Human Rights, and International Organizations, chaired by Christopher Smith of New Jersey. The topic of the day, ” Resolving International Parental Child Abductions to Non-Hague … More “Illusory at best; deceptive at worst.” Japan Continues to Offer Itself as a Haven for Child Abduction Despite Hague Ratification (House Subcommittee on Global Human Rights )
In March 2013, I submitted a response to an editorial published on March 6th by the New York Times. March, 2013 1 Since February 2011, when a nationally-broadcast, three-part interview appeared on ABC , parents of children kidnapped to Japan have hoped that sympathetic and indignant responses to our aggrieved children’s circumstances might find their way into … More George Washington University Professor Joan S. Meier! Child Abduction Is Not Liberation!