Trafficking fears as Haiti children go missing

United Nations officials say children have gone missing from hospitals in Haiti since the devastating January 12 earthquake, raising fears of trafficking for adoption abroad.

"We have documented around 15 cases of children disappearing from hospitals and not with their own family at the time," said UNICEF adviser Jean Luc Legrand.

IGP: Malaysia not hub for selling babies

KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman has refuted allegations by Al-Jazeera that Malaysia is a hub for the sale of babies.

Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the 25-minute documentary by the media nework, which aired on Nov 25, portrays Malaysia as a booming hub for sales of babies, with syndicates working together with civil servants.

"The documentary also claims that the syndicate involved a network of traffickers, doctors and government officials allegedly involved in the trafficking of babies.

Infants ‘being trafficked from West Bengal in biscuit boxes’

Kolkata police bust racket that had been selling children to childless couples in India and abroad for a few thousand rupees

Kolkata: The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of West Bengal police has uncovered a chijld trafficking racket in North 24 Parganas district, which had been selling infants, hidden in boxes meant to transport biscuits, to childless couples within India and abroad.