The children who vanish from Charles de Gaulle airport

By Leïla Miñano (Investigate Europe)

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The method is the same, repeated over and over: a Vietnamese child arrives at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport just north of Paris accompanied by an adult who claims to be one of his or her parents. Then, once the past the passport control posts, the adult takes the child’s identity papers and abandons them within the terminals of the second busiest airport in Europe.