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#Kidnapping

# kidnapping - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

US journalist kidnapped in Syria six weeks ago is still missing
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

US journalist kidnapped in Syria six weeks ago is still missing

Jan 2nd 2013, 7:01 PM 5,785 Views 8 Comments

James Foley went missing six weeks ago but news of his kidnap is only emerging now after his family broke their silence. It is the second time he has been kidnapped in recent years.

# kidnapping - Friday 21 December, 2012

New crime figures show burglaries on the rise
# Crime Stats
# Crime Stats

New crime figures show burglaries on the rise

Dec 21st 2012, 1:37 PM 4,771 Views 22 Comments

New crime statistics show most types of crime declined in the twelve months to September – but burglary and fraud both increased.

# kidnapping - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Protests in Brussels over parole for paedophile serial killer's accomplice
# Belgium
# Belgium

Protests in Brussels over parole for paedophile serial killer's accomplice

Aug 19th 2012, 1:43 PM 6,360 Views 16 Comments

Families of Marc Dutroux’s victims staging protest over freeing of Michelle Martin.

# kidnapping - Friday 3 August, 2012

Four arrested over reported abduction in Co Antrim
# Abduction
# Abduction

Four arrested over reported abduction in Co Antrim

Aug 3rd 2012, 4:02 PM 105 Views 0 Comments

An 18-year-old man is thought to have been kidnapped in Ballycastle, with a ransom demand made.

# kidnapping - Friday 13 July, 2012

Cold case experts start review of Natascha Kampusch kidnap case
# Investigation
# Investigation

Cold case experts start review of Natascha Kampusch kidnap case

Jul 13th 2012, 7:00 PM 10,868 Views 3 Comments

Investigators are searching for errors and missed opportunities in the probe into Kampusch’s abduction in 1998 when she was 10.

# kidnapping - Friday 6 July, 2012

Scores of kidnapped children freed from Chinese traffickers
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

Scores of kidnapped children freed from Chinese traffickers

Jul 6th 2012, 9:17 AM 5,507 Views 4 Comments

Babies were being auctioned to the highest bidder for as much as €6,000, according to reports.

# kidnapping - Saturday 30 June, 2012

PSNI appeal for information on Belfast kidnapping and assault
# Belfast
# Belfast

PSNI appeal for information on Belfast kidnapping and assault

Jun 30th 2012, 1:12 PM 2,184 Views 0 Comments

A 27-year-old man was abducted and assaulted late on Thursday night.

# kidnapping - Friday 25 May, 2012

Kidnappings, raves, the Garda helicopter... this year's crop of school pranks
# School's Out
# School's Out

Kidnappings, raves, the Garda helicopter... this year's crop of school pranks

May 25th 2012, 1:56 PM 16,173 Views 44 Comments

Suspensions and a garda investigation after students run amok in end-of-year hi-jinks in Dublin schools.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

US manhunt after woman, daughter killed and children kidnapped
# Search
# Search

US manhunt after woman, daughter killed and children kidnapped

May 9th 2012, 6:57 PM 5,970 Views 2 Comments

Police are searching for Adam Mayes of Guntown Mississippi after the death of Jo Ann and Adrienne Bain.

# kidnapping - Monday 7 May, 2012

Dozens of soldiers killed or kidnapped in al-Qaida attack
# Yemen
# Yemen

Dozens of soldiers killed or kidnapped in al-Qaida attack

May 7th 2012, 6:21 PM 3,308 Views 12 Comments

A Yemeni army base was attacked by militants early this morning.

# kidnapping - Friday 27 April, 2012

Minister for Justice releases figures on child abductions during 2011
# Abductions
# Abductions

Minister for Justice releases figures on child abductions during 2011

Apr 27th 2012, 5:55 PM 2,683 Views 4 Comments

Releasing the figures on parental-child abduction, Alan Shatter urged estranged partners experiencing problems to seek mediation in the best interests of the children involved.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Syria conflict now the biggest problem facing world - Ban Ki-moon
# Syria
# Syria

Syria conflict now the biggest problem facing world - Ban Ki-moon

Mar 21st 2012, 8:58 AM 1,607 Views 2 Comments

Rebels were yesterday forced out of one eastern city by regime forces and artillery, as a group warned of serious human rights abuses.

# kidnapping - Monday 27 February, 2012

Questions over 'lone perpetrator' theory of Austrian girl's kidnapping
# Natasha Kampusch
# Natasha Kampusch

Questions over 'lone perpetrator' theory of Austrian girl's kidnapping

Feb 27th 2012, 2:36 PM 7,128 Views 2 Comments

The chairman of the Austrian committee inquiring into the 1998 abduction of Natasha Kampusch says it’s hard to believe Wolfgang Priklopil acted alone.

# kidnapping - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Woman pleads guilty to 1987 hospital baby kidnap
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

Woman pleads guilty to 1987 hospital baby kidnap

Feb 11th 2012, 2:43 PM 5,442 Views 4 Comments

Carlina White solved her own kidnapping when she was 23 years old after searching for her birth cert.

# kidnapping - Monday 30 January, 2012

56 attacks a week in Iraq last year: report
# Iraq
# Iraq

56 attacks a week in Iraq last year: report

Jan 30th 2012, 1:26 PM 906 Views 1 Comment

Security firm says Iraqi security forces likely to remain under threat into 2012 after US troop withdrawal.

# kidnapping - Thursday 26 January, 2012

FF propose 10-year jail sentences for 'tiger kidnappings'
# Tiger Kidnapping
# Tiger Kidnapping

FF propose 10-year jail sentences for 'tiger kidnappings'

Jan 26th 2012, 5:19 PM 3,038 Views 50 Comments

The party’s Chief Whip said his own family had experienced a tiger kidnapping “first hand” – and that he did not wish to see others suffer the same ordeal.

# kidnapping - Monday 9 January, 2012

But of course: Mexican league goalkeeper arrested for kidnapping
# What?
From The42
# What?

But of course: Mexican league goalkeeper arrested for kidnapping

Jan 9th 2012, 2:09 PM 347 Views 0 Comments

The troubled player is alleged to have turned to a life of crime while serving a six-month ban for steroid abuse.

# kidnapping - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Police on the hunt for Party of Five star over alleged assault
# Jeremy London
From The Daily Edge
# Jeremy London

Police on the hunt for Party of Five star over alleged assault

Nov 19th 2011, 1:43 PM 1,108 Views 0 Comments

Jeremy London, who also starred in Mallrats, 7th Heaven and I’ll Fly Away, is wanted by police in relation to allegations made by his girlfriend.

# kidnapping - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Sixth person arrested over abduction and murder of Ciarán Noonan
# Murder
# Murder

Sixth person arrested over abduction and murder of Ciarán Noonan

Nov 17th 2011, 12:48 PM 1,136 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 30s was taken into custody in west Dublin this morning.

# kidnapping - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Four arrested over tiger kidnapping of An Post worker and his family
# Tiger Raid
# Tiger Raid

Four arrested over tiger kidnapping of An Post worker and his family

Nov 15th 2011, 6:51 PM 2,306 Views 5 Comments

The man, his partner and their 10-week-old baby were held by a gang who forced their way into their Drogheda home in August.

# kidnapping - Sunday 30 October, 2011

Woman arrested over East Wall abduction released
# Abduction
# Abduction

Woman arrested over East Wall abduction released

Oct 30th 2011, 5:31 PM 537 Views 1 Comment

A woman questioned by gardaí about the kidnapping of Dublin man Ciarán Noonan has been released without charge.

# kidnapping - Friday 28 October, 2011

Jump in number of burglaries happening across Ireland
# Crime
# Crime

Jump in number of burglaries happening across Ireland

Oct 28th 2011, 12:29 PM 667 Views 13 Comments

Meanwhile, Justice Minister Alan Shatter has said new CSO figures give a “positive picture” of Ireland as there were decreases in 12 of the 14 crime groups.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

'Please give him back': Abducted man's mother begs for his return
# Abduction
# Abduction

'Please give him back': Abducted man's mother begs for his return

Oct 26th 2011, 8:22 AM 1,408 Views 5 Comments

Ciarán Noonan, 29, was bundled into a black VW Golf in Dublin’s East Wall last Thursday.

# kidnapping - Monday 24 October, 2011

Woman arrested in connection with Dublin abduction
# Abduction
# Abduction

Woman arrested in connection with Dublin abduction

Oct 24th 2011, 3:03 PM 1,517 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí say they are very concerned for the safety of the 29-year-old man kidnapped from East Wall last week.

14 injured in grenade attack at Kenyan nightclub
# Kenya
# Kenya

14 injured in grenade attack at Kenyan nightclub

Oct 24th 2011, 9:57 AM 256 Views 0 Comments

Kenyan police say they believe Somali militant group al-Shabab is behind the attack, which comes after the group’s recent warning of “bloody battles” which would endanger the lives of civilians.

# kidnapping - Sunday 2 October, 2011

# kidnapping - Friday 9 September, 2011

Irish girl, six, kidnapped in Cyprus
# Missing
# Missing

Irish girl, six, kidnapped in Cyprus

Sep 9th 2011, 11:38 AM 2,178 Views 3 Comments

May Assad Monaghan, originally from Swords, Co Dublin, is believed to have been taken from near her home.

# kidnapping - Monday 22 August, 2011

Chelsea star's father found alive by police
# Safe
From The42
# Safe

Chelsea star's father found alive by police

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:51 PM 512 Views 0 Comments

Michael Obi, father of Mikel John Obi, was released by his abductors today.

# kidnapping - Friday 19 August, 2011

Gardaí investigate business kidnapping
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

Gardaí investigate business kidnapping

Aug 19th 2011, 9:59 AM 786 Views 7 Comments

Pictures have emerged of a burnt-out van in Co Monaghan believed to be connected to the crime.

# kidnapping - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Mikel family receive ransom demand
# Cash Only
From The42
# Cash Only

Mikel family receive ransom demand

Aug 18th 2011, 12:52 PM 186 Views 0 Comments

The family of Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi have reportedly received a ransom demand for the release of the player’s father.

# kidnapping - Monday 15 August, 2011

Mikel John Obi's father victim of kidnapping
# Unexpected
From The42
# Unexpected

Mikel John Obi's father victim of kidnapping

Aug 15th 2011, 2:43 PM 163 Views 0 Comments

It has emerged that the father of Chelsea midfielder Mikel John Obi is being held by kidnappers in his native Nigeria. The footballer has yet to receive a ransom demand.

# kidnapping - Saturday 13 August, 2011

American man abducted in eastern Pakistan
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

American man abducted in eastern Pakistan

Aug 13th 2011, 4:32 PM 105 Views 2 Comments

The man, believed to be in his 60s, has been living in Pakistan for seven years and was abducted just days before he was due to leave the country.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Watch: Police release disturbing video of Jaycee Dugard abductor in action
# Jaycee Dugard
# Jaycee Dugard

Watch: Police release disturbing video of Jaycee Dugard abductor in action

Aug 3rd 2011, 1:21 PM 2,350 Views 9 Comments

The clip showing Nancy Garrido luring a little girl into the back of a van emerged as cops admitted failings in the investigation.

# kidnapping - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Justice minister promises 'no complacency' as crime figures drop
# Crime
# Crime

Justice minister promises 'no complacency' as crime figures drop

Jul 28th 2011, 2:24 PM 179 Views 1 Comment

Quarterly figures show a drop across all classifications of reported crime in Ireland.

# kidnapping - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Column: 'Writing is a way to fight those who want people silenced'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'Writing is a way to fight those who want people silenced'

Jul 3rd 2011, 7:00 PM 15 Views 2 Comments

Libyan author Hisham Matar, whose father was ‘disappeared’ by Gaddafi 21 years ago, says writing is a political act – and that the Irish know that better than anyone.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Man locked in car boot at gunpoint during tiger raid
# Tiger Kidnapping
# Tiger Kidnapping

Man locked in car boot at gunpoint during tiger raid

Jun 29th 2011, 8:37 AM 789 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are investigating after the gang escaped with €100,000 from a post office run by the man’s parents.

# kidnapping - Friday 24 June, 2011

Milly Dowler jury dismissed while deliberating attempted abduction
# UK Courts
# UK Courts

Milly Dowler jury dismissed while deliberating attempted abduction

Jun 24th 2011, 2:57 PM 300 Views 0 Comments

Judge blamed “deplorable” media reports after yesterday’s conviction for jury discharge on accusation of attempted abduction of second schoolgirl.

# kidnapping - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Child escapes attempted kidnapping in Bray
# Bray
# Bray

Child escapes attempted kidnapping in Bray

Jun 15th 2011, 1:51 PM 3,107 Views 21 Comments

The ten-year-old girl says a man in a white car forced her into the back seat of the vehicle but she managed to escape. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the alleged incident.

# kidnapping - Friday 3 June, 2011

Kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard gives disturbing testimony of her 18-year ordeal
# Jaycee Dugard
# Jaycee Dugard

Kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard gives disturbing testimony of her 18-year ordeal

Jun 3rd 2011, 9:21 AM 3,588 Views 3 Comments

Dugard was kidnapped when she was just 11 years-old, sexually assaulted and held captive for 18 years. Her captor was handed down a sentence of 431 years to life for ‘reinventing slavery’.

# kidnapping - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Kidnap victim Elizabeth Smart confronts her abductor in court
# Kidnapping
# Kidnapping

Kidnap victim Elizabeth Smart confronts her abductor in court

May 26th 2011, 12:06 PM 780 Views 0 Comments

Smart told the man who took her from her bedroom at knifepoint a teenager and held her captive for nine months: “I have a wonderful life now… you will never affect me again”.