Citations with the tag: POLITICAL kidnapping

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  • Lost, Without a Trace.
    Takayama, Hideko; Thomas, Evan; Cochrane, Joe // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);  

    The article look at the North Korean abduction program that kidnapped hundreds of Japanese and South Koreans in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. The abduction program began as a way to train better North Korean spies. Those kidnapped had to teach North Korean spies how to blend in with Japanese...

  • Lost, Without a Trace.
    Takayama, Hideko; Thomas, Evan; Cochrane, Joe // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);  

    The article look at the North Korean abduction program that kidnapped hundreds of Japanese and South Koreans in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. The abduction program began as a way to train better North Korean spies. Those kidnapped had to teach North Korean spies how to blend in with Japanese...

  • Teachers in fear.
    Takayama, Hideko; Thomas, Evan; Cochrane, Joe // New Statesman; 1/23/2006, Vol. 135 Issue 4776, p20 

    The author discusses the kidnapping and so-called re-education of teachers in Nepal, which is now a feature of the war between the government and Nepal's Maoist rebels. In the past year over 5,000 teachers have been abducted in Nepal by rebels, and at least 70 are thought to have been killed....

  • The Writer In His Labyrinth.
    Lane, Charles // New Republic; 08/25/97, Vol. 217 Issue 8, p30 

    Reviews the book "News of a Kidnapping," by Gabriel García Márquez, translated by Edith Grossman.

  • The Week.
    Lane, Charles // New Republic; 1/6/37, Vol. 89 Issue 1153, p283 

    The article offers world news briefs. Europe faced the question of peace or war on December 29, 1936. France and Great Britain sent simultaneous notes to Portugal, Italy, Germany and Soviet Russia protesting against further interference in Spanish affairs. The Chinese tragi-comedy took an...

  • The Week.
    Lane, Charles // New Republic; 1/6/37, Vol. 89 Issue 1153, p283 

    The article offers world news briefs. Europe faced the question of peace or war on December 29, 1936. France and Great Britain sent simultaneous notes to Portugal, Italy, Germany and Soviet Russia protesting against further interference in Spanish affairs. The Chinese tragi-comedy took an...

  • An Iranian Mystery.
    Hosenball, Mark; Matthews, Owen // Newsweek; 3/19/2007, Vol. 149 Issue 12, p10 

    This article discusses the disappearance of Ali Reza Asgari, a retired Iranian Defense Minister and Revolutionary Guards general. Asgari checked into a Turkish hotel room in February 2007 but never used the room. There is speculation that Asgari has defected or been kidnapped by a Western...

  • THE MAN HEZBOLLAH WANTS.
    Halpern, Orly // U.S. News & World Report; 8/14/2006, Vol. 141 Issue 6, p27 

    The article recalls a raid by Hezbollah terrorists on an Israeli family's apartment in Nahariya, Israel in 1979. The man responsible for the killings, Samir Kuntar, was sentenced to prison for 542 years. On July 12, 2006, Hezbollah fighters crossed into Israel and kidnapped two soldiers as a...

  • Geiseln in der jemenitischen Geschichte.
    Peskes, Esther // Archív Orientalní; 2013, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p285 

    The article discusses the phenomenon of hostage-taking, especially for political purposes, in the context of Yemeni history since the Middle Ages, especially in the 20th century and in the early modern period. A number of specific incidents are described, and then the related Islamic law is...

  • Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle.
    Feinberg, Richard // Foreign Affairs; Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p183 

    A review of the book "Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle," by Ingrid Betancourt is presented.

  • Kidnaping: A Worldwide Increase.
    Feinberg, Richard // Time; 8/25/1975, Vol. 106 Issue 8, p15 

    The article reports on the increase number of convictions for criminal kidnapping worldwide. It mentions several kidnappings by political extremists in Argentina, kidnappings by political abductions in Germany, and kidnappings for money in Italy. Aside from the rise of kidnappings from nation to...

  • ART.
    Feinberg, Richard // New York; 5/28/2007, Vol. 40 Issue 19, p93 

    The article presents information about exhibitions taking place at museums and galleries throughout New York City during the week of May 28, 2007. "The Disappeared (Los Desaparecidos)," which focuses on those kidnapped by Latin American governments, is taking place at El Museo del Barrio. "The...

  • AS RESISTÊNCIAS ARMADAS NO RIO GRANDE DO SUL E AS DINÂMICAS DA CLANDESTINIDADE (1964-1972).
    da Fonseca Capssa Lima, Mateus; Konrad, Diorge Alceno // Espaço Plural; 2012, Vol. 13 Issue 27, p143 

    This article aims to understand the different strategies of armed resistance, as well as the dynamic between resistance and repression. The first attempts to resist Civil-Military Dictatorship is expressed in Rio Grande do Sul from the strategy called Popular-Military Insurrection, led by...

  • THE BANDIT KING AND THE MOVIE STAR.
    Verghese, Abraham // Atlantic Monthly (10727825); Feb2001, Vol. 287 Issue 2, p71 

    The article focuses on the kidnapping of Indian actor Rajkumar by Koose Maniswami Veerappan in India. The ransom demands for the release of Rajkumar stated that water from the Cauvery River be released to Tamil Nadu, India, by the Karnataka government, and that compensation be paid to Tamil...

  • Dead Man Walking: The Aldo Moro kidnap and Palimpsest History in Buongiorno, notte.
    O'Leary, Alan // New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film; 2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p33 

    The centrist Italian politician Aldo Moro was kidnapped in 1978 and murdered 54 days later by the Brigate Rosse (Red Brigades) � a far-left revolutionary group. The kidnap has come to be perceived as the key event of the Italian �terrorist� period of roughly 1969�1983, and...

  • The Moro Affair - Left-Wing Terrorism and Conspiracy in Italy in the Late 1970s.
    Hof, Tobias // Historical Social Research; 2013, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p232 

    Shortly after the left-wing terrorist group Red Brigades kidnapped the former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro in March 1978 numerous conspiracy theories began to spread. At the core of many of these theories was - and still is - the belief that the Red Brigades were controlled by a foreign...

  • The Politics of Terror.
    Hof, Tobias // Time; 3/4/1974, Vol. 103 Issue 9, p17 

    The article discusses the unrestrained occurrence of crimes in the U.S., with particular focus on political kidnappings. It emphasizes the factual history of flamboyant crimes which inspired and beget imitation on some criminals. It looks at the kidnapping of Patricia Hearst, the California...

  • Bound For Hours, Facing The Walls "I don't think I could have lasted another day".
    Hof, Tobias // Time; 12/3/1979, Vol. 114 Issue 23, p36 

    The article reports on the experiences of American hostages held captive in the U. S. embassy in Tehran, Iran. It states that 42-year-old Elizabeth Montagne, one of the 13 U.S. hostages released, offered information about the severe hardships of the remaining 49 Americans being kept prisoner in...

  • THE BANDIT KING AND THE MOVIE STAR.
    Verghese, Abraham // Atlantic Monthly (10727825);  

    The article focuses on the kidnapping of Indian actor Rajkumar by Koose Maniswami Veerappan in India. The ransom demands for the release of Rajkumar stated that water from the Cauvery River be released to Tamil Nadu, India, by the Karnataka government, and that compensation be paid to Tamil...

  • J'Accuse!
    Verghese, Abraham // Time; 11/19/1965, Vol. 86 Issue 21, p72 

    The article discusses the allegation that the mastermind behind the kidnap of leftist Moroccan Mehdi ben Barka was Mohamed Oufkir, the Minister of the Interior General under Morocco King Hassan II. Police said that the suspect was in Paris, France at the moment of Ben Barka's loss to oversee the...

  • A Letter From Aldo Moro The former Premier sends a poignant message from captivity.
    Verghese, Abraham // Time; 4/10/1978, Vol. 111 Issue 15, p38 

    The article focuses on the letter from former Premier Aldo Moro to Interior Minister Francesco Cossiga of Italy, appealing for the Italian authorities to negotiate with the Red Brigades terrorists who kidnapped Moro. It says that the letter argues that doctrine on the accruement of kidnapping is...

  • The Killers of Khartoum.
    Verghese, Abraham // Time; 3/12/1973, Vol. 101 Issue 11, p26 

    The article offers information on the hostage taking incident at the Saudi Arabian embassy, in Khartoum, Sudan, on March 1, 1973. It offers details on how the hostage taking incident was carried out and how the succeeding events unfolded. It states that a formal gathering at the embassy was...

  • LAS FARC Y LOS COSTOS DEL SECUESTRO.
    Castillo V., María del Pilar; Balbinotto, Giácomo // Revista de Economía Institucional; 2012, Vol. 14 Issue 27, p147 

    This article analyzes, from an agency theory perspective, the effects produced on the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) by both political kidnapping as a long-run political strategy, and its long duration caused by Álvaro Uribe's government decision to not accept prisoner...

  • Living Dangerously in Berlin.
    Castillo V., María del Pilar; Balbinotto, Giácomo // Time; 3/10/1975, Vol. 105 Issue 10, p57 

    The article focuses on the political kidnapping in West Germany. It states that mayoral candidate Peter Lorenz of Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Party was ambushed and abducted while traveling to the CDU office in central Berlin. It mentions that Berlin police immediately identified one of the...

  • NatGeo lands first with Betancourt rescue doc.
    De La Fuente, Anna Marie // Variety; 10/20/2008, Vol. 412 Issue 10, p16 

    This article discusses the documentary television program "Colombia Hostage Rescue" ("Operacion Jaque: El Rescate de Ingrid Betancourt"). The program was written by Juan Rendon, directed by Alvaro Garcia, and produced by the National Geographic Channel television network. It documents the...

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