Kidnappings

First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 4 reports

Foley family honors journalist son killed by Islamic State with new non-profit

By Charles M. SennottROCHESTER, New Hampshire -- One month after the horrific video of American journalist James Foley's beheading at the hands of the Islamic State was released, the Foley family finds itself at the center of a global debate over the ... [Published Huffington Post - 11 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 2 reports

Bring Back Our Girls? Boko Haram and the Forgotten Captives

It was a bold and brash attack on innocent girls that outraged the world and spawned online activism: Boko Haram, an extremist Muslim group in Nigeria, abducted nearly 300 schoolgirls from a rural secondary school. A few days after the April 14 abduction, ... [Published Discovery Channel - 52 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

Man pleads guilty to kidnapping, assaulting ex-fiancée

SASKATOON – A man who triggered a manhunt at the end of May in Saskatoon has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and aggravated assault.Clinton McLaughlin, 36, appeared in provincial court Tuesday.McLaughlin abducted his ex-fiancée Mariana Cracogna on May 30 ... [Published Global News Canada - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Police looking for suspect in Brown Co. rape, kidnapping

BROWN COUNTY, OH (FOX19) -The Brown County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a suspect in a rape and kidnapping case.Officials say James Rebensdorf the case stems from an incident that happened Saturday.According to police, ... [Published Fox 19 - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Rape, Kidnapping, Police
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Japan wants North Korea abductions report soon

A Japanese Cabinet minister has urged North Korea to quickly release the results of a new investigation into the fate of dozens, possibly hundreds, of Japanese believed to have been…Click to Continue » ... [Published Centre Daily Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Yemen gov. responsible for Iran diplomat life: official

Deputy Iranian foreign minister for Arab and African affairs, stressing the health of the abducted Iranian diplomat in Yemen, criticized the government of the country for not reacting to the news of arresting Nour Ahmad Nikbakht and his imprisonment. ... [Published IRIB World Service - 5 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 5 reports

Man abducted by ISIS with Sotloff: 'I did my best to save him'

Fifteen masked ISIS gunmen jumped out of three cars and captured American-Israeli journalist Steven Sotloff and his fixer Yosef Abobaker, Abobaker recalled to CNN during an interview this week.Abobaker says the abduction happened in August 2013 and says ... [Published Jerusalem Post - 5 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Minor Girl Gangraped by Six

VARANASI: A 17-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and gangraped by six persons here, police said.The incident took place on September 9 when the girl, a student of class twelfth, was kidnapped by six persons while going to her house under Illia police ... [Published New Indian Express - 6 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Man sent to California from Czech Republic on kidnap, torture charges | Reuters

7:25pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man accused of abducting a medical pot shop owner and joining others in torturing the man and severing his penis has been extradited to California from the Czech Republic to face charges, prosecutors said on Tuesday. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 5 reports

Tinder 'rape': Man arrested after woman's claims she was abducted and attacked

A man has been arrested by gardai investigating the rape of a woman, who met her attacker on the Tinder dating app. Tinder is a dating app which connects people via ... [Published Irish Independent - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 9 reports

Alan Henning: Al-Qaida appealed to ISIS to release British aid worker following kidnap

Al-Qaida appealed to ISIS to release the British hostage Alan Henning because it believed he was an innocent aid worker who was genuinely trying to help suffering Muslims, it can be revealed.In evidence that the depravity exhibited by ISIS is now repelling ... [Published Times of India - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 8 reports

Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper is arrested on sexual assault, kidnapping complaints

The leader of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said his agency is sickened after the arrest Monday of a trooper on sexual assault complaints.Trooper Eric Roberts, 42, was arrested Monday morning on complaints of sexual assault and kidnapping. Roberts was booked ... [Published NewsOK.com - Sep 16 2014]

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An official in Arsal said Hujeiri was accused of "collaborating with Hizbullah.”"
"(She) said the final time the male cut the woman off he then put the car in reverse and struck her with the car," Harper-Head said. "(She) said the woman was struck in her right hip area."
...at a minimum standard and often below standards," Brian Flood, the commission's inspector general at the time, said in his report to the governor. "When abuse or neglect was indicated in the file, only 30 percent of the time did CPS caseworkers implement the appropriate safety steps for the short term protection of the child."
"I was very angry, and after that I calmed down and was so, so sorry," Abobaker said in an interview conducted in Turkey. "I put message on Facebook (to) tell his mother I am so sorry.... I did my best to save him.... My feeling is so sorry, like I lost my brother."

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Plea to help find taxi driver wanted in kidnapp... [Published Manchester Evening News - 23 mins ago]
Massachusetts man accepts plea deal in kidnappi... [Published WNYT - 30 mins ago]
86 days in captivity [Published Devex - 45 mins ago]
Bring Back Our Girls? Boko Haram and the Forgot... [Published Discovery Channel - 52 mins ago]
Gunmen Abduct Soldier from Wadi Hmeid [Published Naharnet - 56 mins ago]
Man pleads guilty to kidnapping, assaulting ex-... [Published Global News Canada - 1 hour ago]
Lebanese soldier kidnapped outside Arsal [Published NOW News - 1 hour ago]
ATC reserves verdict in kidnapping case [Published Pakistan Press International - 1 hour ago]
Man accused of kidnapping, assaulting mother of... [Published Chickasha Express-Star - 1 hour ago]
Police looking for suspect in Brown Co. rape, k... [Published Fox 19 - 1 hour ago]
Sixth Texas Woman to Face Execution [Published The Texas Tribune - 1 hour ago]
Militants kidnap Lebanese soldier from Arsal’s ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 1 hour ago]
Saskatoon man McLaughlin pleads guilty to kidna... [Published Canada Standard - 2 hours ago]
Japan wants North Korea abductions report soon [Published Centre Daily Times - 2 hours ago]
Japan minister urges North Korea to announce re... [Published FOXNews.com - 2 hours ago]
Meersig Kidnapping Accused Get Bail [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
Huge portraits of abducted politicians in centr... [Published Charter 97 - 2 hours ago]
Madurai police foil bid to kidnap businessman [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
Six Palestinians, Including Two Children, Kidna... [Published International Middle East Media Center - 3 hours ago]
Day of Solidarity with Belarus in Warsaw [Published Charter 97 - 4 hours ago]
Mali: China Welcomes Release of Two Algerian Di... [Published AllAfrica.com - 4 hours ago]
Kidnapping, robbery suspects in court [Published WOKR 13 - 4 hours ago]
Cops rescue abducted woman in Zamboanga Sibugay [Published Philippine Star - 4 hours ago]
Man abducted by ISIS with Sotloff: 'I did my be... [Published Jerusalem Post - 5 hours ago]
Yemen gov. responsible for Iran diplomat life: ... [Published IRIB World Service - 5 hours ago]
Minor Girl Gangraped by Six [Published New Indian Express - 6 hours ago]
Minor girl gangraped by six [Published Press Trust of India - 6 hours ago]
‘Yemen responsible for diplomat kidnap’ [Published Press tv - 6 hours ago]
Iran: Yemeni Gov't Responsible for Health, Safe... [Published Fars News Agency - 6 hours ago]
14 police cars race to student ‘kidnap’ drama a... [Published Evening Telegraph - 7 hours ago]
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If the U.S. Wanted To, It Could Help Free Thous... [Published Syria Comment - 11 hours ago]
by Matthew Barber   The plight of thousands of Yazidi women, kidnapped by the Islamic State (IS) during its August 3 attack on Iraq’s Sinjar mountains and in the following weeks, has received some media attention, but most people are unaware ...
Man sent to California from Czech Republic on k... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 12 hours ago]
A man accused of abducting a medical pot shop owner and joining others in torturing the man and severing his penis has been extradited to California from the Czech Republic to face charges, prosecutors said yesterday.Hossein Nayeri, 35, fled from the ...
Fixer Kidnapped With Sotloff Says US Never Talk... [Published Breitbart Feed - 12 hours ago]
Yosef Abobaker, who was a fixer taken captive along with murdered journalist Steven Sotloff, said that American officials never talked to him after he was released from captivity at the hands of what he claims were ISIS militants in an interview broadcast ...
Man kidnapped with Sotloff speaks to CNN [Published CNN.com - Video - 13 hours ago]
A man kidnapped with a beheaded American journalist by ISIS speaks to CNN's Karl Penhaul. ...
White House Admits Threatening While Pretending... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - 18 hours ago]
White House Admits Threatening While Pretending to Deny It http://politicaloutcast.com/2014/09/white-house-admits-threatening-pretending-deny/ Posted on September 16, 2014 by Mark Horne — 60 Comments 298Share 4 9Share 512Share 67Tweet 19Email ...
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Brother, aid co-worker remember slain British h... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 14 2014]
Estonian security police say officer abducted o... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 05 2014]
Alleged kidnappers sexually abused two Amish si... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 17 2014]
Two arrested in kidnapping of Amish sisters [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 16 2014]
Sex Offender Laws Have Gone Too Far [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 11 2014]
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