Citations with the tag: POLITICAL kidnapping

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  • Lost, Without a Trace.
    Takayama, Hideko; Thomas, Evan; Cochrane, Joe // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 2/20/2006 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 147 Issue 8, p22 

    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...

  • De secuestros y adopciones: el circuito institucional de la apropiación criminal de niños en Argentina (1976-1983).
    Villalta, Carla // Historia Critica; may2009, Issue 38, p146 

    By analyzing cases of appropriated children who were put up for adoption during the last military dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983), this article examines the institutional machinery, bureaucratic routines, and the prevailing social feelings during those years with regard to these adoptions....

  • Lost, Without a Trace.
    Takayama, Hideko; Thomas, Evan; Cochrane, Joe // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition); 2/20/2006 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 147 Issue 8, p30 

    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...

  • EGYPT-ELECTIONS.
    Takayama, Hideko; Thomas, Evan; Cochrane, Joe // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition); 9/15/2010, Vol. 191 Issue 4939, p9 

    The article offers updates on political scene in Egypt in 2010. The opposition Democratic Front party has accused the security services in Cairo airport of alleged kidnapping of Dr. Shadi Harb, nephew of party leader Dr. Osama al-Ghazali. The opposition Gahad Party has decided to join Mohamed...

  • "We will Do Our Utmost to Free pe Rest of pe Lebanese Hostages".
    Takayama, Hideko; Thomas, Evan; Cochrane, Joe // Journal of Turkish Weekly; 8/27/2012, p8 

    The article focuses on Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu who talked to reporters after the release of one of the 11 Lebanese citizens who were abducted by Syrian armed groups and held hostage in Syria. He said Turkey received a request from Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati and...

  • LAS FARC Y LOS COSTOS DEL SECUESTRO.
    del Pilar Castillo, V. María; Balbinotto, Giácomo // Revista de Economía Institucional; Segundo Semestre 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...

  • FARC and the costs of kidnapping.
    Castillo V., María del Pilar; Balbinotto, Giácomo // Revista de Economía Institucional; 2012, Vol. 13 Issue 27, p301 

    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...

  • 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...

  • Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND).
    Peskes, Esther // Background Information Summaries; 2008, p4 

    The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) emerged in Nigeria's oil producing region in 2006, intent on claiming benefits from petroleum exports for local people. Since then it has been blamed for up to a 25% reduction in oil production by targeting pipelines, ships, and foreign...

  • Dilemas éticos de periodistas y mediadores en el caso de la liberación de rehenes en febrero de 2009: entrevistas a tres periodistas colombianos.
    VICENTE ARIZMENDI, JOSÉ // Signo y Pensamiento; 1/1/2009, Vol. 28 Issue 54, p264 

    During the humanitarian operation that freed three members of the Colombian Police and one soldier of the Colombian Army held as hostages by the guerrilla organization farc, some of the journalists got involved in incidents which opened up a debate in Colombia. What ethical implications does the...

  • The Fixer.
    VICENTE ARIZMENDI, JOSÉ // Columbia Journalism Review; Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p11 

    An interview with journalist Rahimullah Yusufzai, editor of the Pakistani English-language daily newspaper "The News," is presented. He discusses the advantages of being a local reporter and a foreign news correspondent and addresses the news coverage provided by Western journalists in Pakistan...

  • 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...

  • Tea and Kidnapping.
    Topol, Sarah A. // Atlantic; Oct2012, Vol. 310 Issue 3, p24 

    The article discusses the political kidnapping of tourists and journalists by the Bedouin tribe in Egypt, focusing on kidnappers' hospitality. The author looks at the grievances the Bedouin hold against Egyptian government, including the allegation that the Bedouin collaborate with Israel, as...

  • IS SEPARATISM A VIABLE SOLUTION FOR THE PRESENT AFRICAN CIVIL WARS?
    CHEREJI, Christian-Radu // Conflict Studies Quarterly; Oct2014, Issue 9, p3 

    Separatism as a political movement is as old as humanity. In Africa, where state borders are the result of colonial powers' interests and strategies, a huge number of separatist movements have engulfed the continent in a long series of civil wars. This essay examines whether separatism in its...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • ART.
    da Fonseca Capssa Lima, Mateus; Konrad, Diorge Alceno // 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...

  • 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...

  • The Politics of Terror.
    Verghese, Abraham // 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".
    Verghese, Abraham // 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...

  • 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...

  • THE BANDIT KING AND THE MOVIE STAR.
    Verghese, Abraham // Atlantic; 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,...

  • 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...

  • Living Dangerously in Berlin.
    Hof, Tobias // 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...

  • LAS FARC Y LOS COSTOS DEL SECUESTRO.
    Castillo V., María del Pilar; Balbinotto, Giácomo // Revista de Economía Institucional; 2012, Vol. 13 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...

  • 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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