“Thousands of Spanish children were taken from hospitals and sold to wealthy Catholic families. This is Ana Belén Pintado’s story.”
Sara Miran, a Kurdish American real estate developer, was kidnapped while she was working in Iraq in 2014. She was held hostage by an Iranian-backed militia and eventually escaped with the help of a metal spoon. Miran’s harrowing story had been buried among secret Iranian documents, which were then leaked to The Intercept. On a […]
The unsolved mystery of a 1938 kidnapping continues to befuddle in Pennsylvania.
It took the murder of a young Navajo girl to get the tribal police to refine their Amber Alert system. But will these changes work?
When taxi driver Long Ma agreed to drive Bac Duong home, he had no idea he was about to be taken hostage by three escaped inmates.
In 1985, a girl was abducted and left to die in Winnipeg’s severe cold. While her parents, Cliff and Wilma Derksen, did not yet know the killer’s identity, they made a decision to forgive.
In 1985, Cliff and Wilma Derksen’s daughter Candace was abducted and left to die in Winnipeg’s severe cold. While they did not yet know the killer’s identity, they made a decision to forgive — and to save themselves and the good left in their lives. Now, 32 years later, the suspect in the case awaits […]
As we drive to an office in nearby Pembroke Pines, Wilson briefs me on the bourgeoning business of international kidnapping. The White House’s recent acknowledgment of the accidental killing of two al-Qaida hostages in Pakistan in January, as well as the dark news from Syria in recent months, both overshadows and underscores the fact that kidnappings are […]
On February 4, 1974, Patty Hearst was kidnapped from her Berkeley, CA apartment by members of an urban guerrilla group called the Symbionese Liberation Army. Two months after she was abducted Hearst— the granddaughter of the real life “Citizen Kane,” publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst—had joined the SLA, adopted the the name “Tania” as her […]
“Her Husband Had Taken Their Young Daughter To Iran. She Was Determined To Get The Child Back,” Del Quentin Wilber, The Washington Post.