If you are not aware of the Slovak parents whose two boys were taken, start by reading this page and then search for ‘slovak’ on Victims Unite!
As the final straw for your spectrum of emotions between outrage and sadness, please read this story of 10 Nov and this article of 13 Nov 2012 in a Slovak paper – with the aid of Google’s translation - and watch the subtitled film on that page.
The mother says “not without my children” or “BEZ DETÍ NEODÍDEM”. Googling for those words will give you lots of links.
- Irvana has been using the game of the film Life is Beautiful to ‘explain’ to her sons why they cannot come home yet: they have to collect points beforehand
- she explained that “these people, they are so clumsy, they spilled the points,” so they have to collect again
- one boy wants to come home by train, the other one by plane…
At the demo outside the UK Embassy in Bratislava, people were chanting ‘life is beautiful’.
- the Daily Mail published There was an ‘arguable case’ that the family court judge had ‘fallen into error‘
- the Slovak Government raised suspicions of wrongful adoptions
- The Telegraph published that Indians join Slovaks in protesting against UK child snatchers
- the court case was re-opened and adjourned, as we can read in the paper above
- Christopher Booker describes his version of court hearings in this article in The Telegraph of 17 November 2012. More