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South Korean adoptees who were sent to Danish parents call for an investigation

Danish adoptees call on S. Korea to probe into their adoptions. Danish parents adopted S. Korean kids in the 70s and 80s.

Where: South Korea

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Dozens of South Korean adoptees have demanded an investigation into the circumstances surrounding their adoption by Danish parents.
The adoptees have alleged that they were sent to their parents by corrupt practices that falsified their origins in the 1970s and 1980s.
The Danish Korean Rights Group has filed an application with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission for the investigation.
The Seoul-based Truth and Reconciliation Commission has up to four months to decide whether to accept the application.
Fifty-three adoptees filed the collective application in Denmark on Tuesday.

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