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18 Feb 2016
BURGAS, BULGARIA:  Over the past 15 years, the sale of babies in Bulgaria's poor Roma communities has become almost commonplace. With help from traffickers, destitute parents are selling their newborns in neighbouring Greece, where adoption laws are...
22 Dec 2015
The EU Observer reports on the growing business of Bulgarian women selling babies to middlemen in Greece.  “Ah, don't even ask, in our village almost everybody has left a baby in Greece. I at least managed to buy myself this little house with the...
13 Aug 2015
"Clutching their babies in their arms and even changing nappies on the pebbled beaches of Kos: Plight of the migrant families who are so desperate for a new life in Europe they risk their children's lives crossing the Mediterranean on dinghies"...

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