Our Three Levels: UK, EU and UN

  1. 15 11 04 Three LevelsUK Government 
    1. Our petition The Secrecy of Family should be lifted Now!
    2. Our petition ‘bagged’ by former MP John Hemming in September 2013 about Children Placed in Foster Care that never got a response
    3. Deborah Mahmoudieh‘s Crime Report re ‘Hampstead Scandal

  2. EU Parliament [28 Member States]

    1. Our online petition Abolish Adoptions without Parental Consent;
    2. Presented to the Petitions Committee of the EU Parliament in March 2014, November 2014 and January 2015;
    3. Helped to trigger the establishment of a ‘working group’ and the organisation of a ‘fact finding visit’ on 05/06 November 2015;
    4. With enough support debates in the EU Parliament and the EU Council will take place;
    5. Deborah Mahmoudieh’s report and the Discrepancies between EU Directive 2011/92 and UK Family Courts;
    6. This Infringement Notice of EU Directive 2011/92 was issued to the UK Government in January 2014 and closed in July 2015, without any disclosure.


  3. The Council of Europe [47 Member States]
    1. Nov 2012: Family Courts and Human Rights – a report by British MP Christopher Chope
      1. … especially about cases where children are taken away against the will of their parents and in violation of the right to respect for family life and the principle of a fair trial.
    2. Jan 2015: When is it ok to Remove Children from their Birth Families?
      1. Social Services in Europe: legislation and practice of the removal of children from their families in Council of Europe member States
      2. This report by Russian Duma member Olga Borzova summarises in chapter 5.4 Abusive Practices what is standard in the UK:
        • unwarranted complete severing of family ties
        • Frequent recourse to removing children from parental care at birth
        • Basing placement decisions on the effluxion of time
        • Frequent recourse to adoptions without parental consent.
  4. UN Committee on the Rights of the Child 
    1. UN Report of Observations on the report submitted by the UK which formed the basis for
    2. this Daily Mail article How London became the child abuse capital of the world.
    3. Deborah Mahmoudieh’s report Child Safety UK – a Crisis Report for the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child and
    4. this petition to the Ministry of Justice to fully implement EU and UN Child Protection Directives.