Kidnapping

Bodies Of Kidnapped Israeli Teens Found

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK

Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned the killing of three Israeli teenagers, whose bodies were found on Monday, saying that "Hamas is responsible, and Ham...

Kidnap - A World Cup risk - Tips to Protect Yourself

Stacey Lucas | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK
Stacey Lucas

Near to Brazil is Venezuela where, in July 2012 a Portuguese man was taken from a highway service station and held captive for nearly a year. His kidnappers demanded a $6.5 million ransom, which fortunately they did not receive as the victim was rescued in June 2013.

Missing 'Kidnapping And Sex Assault' Victim Found Alive After 10 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK

The victim of a California kidnapping and sexual assault has been found alive after 10 years and their captor arrested, reports say. The missing 25...

One Reality of the Boko Haram Situation

Gareth Milner | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK
Gareth Milner

Real life has and always will be stranger than fiction. As last months kidnapping of more than 200 girls at the hands of terror group 'Boko Haram', causes ripples on the international scene, Nigerians are feeling a crisis of confidence in their own government. Many are scarcely able to believe what has happened.

Bring Back Our Girls - Nigeria's Struggle With Boko Haram

Anne Speckhard | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK
Anne Speckhard

What forces empower such a ruthless organization? For starters, Mohammed Yusef, Boko Haram's founder, understood the socio-cultural forces of disillusionment at play among his impoverished countrymen--particularly Muslims who were unhappy with westernized forms of education.

Ukip's Former Commonwealth Spokesman Was Leader Of Kidnapping Gang In Pakistan

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

A Newsnight report has revealed that the man who served as UKIP's Commonwealth spokesman for more than a year is the former head of a kidnapping gang ...

'You've Messed With The Wrong Muslims'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Six siblings – all members of a Muslim family - have been jailed for what the judge described as the "sustained and brutal" attempted kidnap of a wh...

Kalpana Chakma - Lost But Not Forgotten in Bangladesh

Lydia Parker | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK
Lydia Parker

It was at the age of 23 that Kalpana was kidnapped from her home. The last memories her family have of her are of a girl of 23. What does Kalpana look like now 17 years later? What would she be doing if she hadn't been taken?... Please join us to make sure Kalpana's story isn't forgotten.

Peru Drugs Accused 'Was Kidnapped' Says Lawyer

PA | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK

A solicitor for the Northern Irish woman suspected of smuggling drugs in Peru has said she was kidnapped and forced to carry cocaine. Human rights ...

Wedding Season

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK

Wedding bells ring across the country in August, with couples keen to have their special day in the sunshine. But August is also the peak time for...

British Subject 'Kidnapped In Nigeria'

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK

A Briton has been kidnapped in Nigeria, it was reported today. The unnamed person was believed to have been captured shortly after leaving the inte...

Man Who Plotted Joss Stone Murder Sentenced

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK

A man who joined his flatmate's plot to rob and kill international pop star Joss Stone has been jailed for 18 years, a court said. Junior Bradshaw,...

'Stop Handing Ransoms To Terrorists'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron is to urge all G8 leaders to commit their countries not to pay terror ransoms in an international effort to cut off extremists' funding....

'Safe But Tired' Scottish Oil Worker Released By Indonesia Kidnappers

Posted 12.08.2013 | UK

A British oil worker kidnapped in Indonesia has been released, the Foreign Office has said. Engineer Malcolm Primrose, 61, was ambushed by an armed...

Scottish Oil Worker 'Kidnapped' In Indonesia

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK

A British oil worker has reportedly been kidnapped in Indonesia. Engineer Malcolm Primrose, 61, was ambushed by an armed group as he travelled back...

Ohio Kidnap Victim Amanda Berry's Daughter Jocelyn, 6, ‘Is Healthy, Happy & Eating Ice Lollies'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK

A six-year-old girl thought to have been born in the captivity of a trio of suspected kidnappers is “happy and healthy”, police say. Jocelyn, ...

Guilty: Duo Who Plotted To Kill Joss Stone

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK

Two men have been convicted of hatching a plot to rob and kill international pop star Joss Stone. Junior Bradshaw, 32, and Kevin Liverpool, 35, har...

Two Men Plotted To Rob And Kill Singer Joss Stone

PA | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK

Two men hatched a plot to rob and kill international pop star Joss Stone before dumping her body in a river, a court has heard. Junior Bradshaw and...

British Hostage 'Killed By Nigerian Islamists'

PA | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK

The Foreign Office is "urgently investigating" claims that a British man has been killed in Nigerian. The unsubstantiated claims come from a breaka...

Chris York

A Failed State?

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris York | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK

An apparent surge of terrorist activity across northern Africa has focused a spotlight on the dangers facing foreigners in the region, especially the ...

Brits Thought To Be Among Seven Kidnapped In Nigeria

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK

British construction workers may have been among seven kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria, after a gang killed a guard at a site in Bauchi state on Saturd...

Missing Tycoon Found Barefoot With Insults Scrawled On His Face

PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

Police in Ireland are investigating the discovery of a developer believed to have been held hostage for eight months before being found wandering bare...

Cameron Warns Public To Prepare For The Worst

PA | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK

Prime Minister David Cameron said tonight the country should be "prepared for the possibility of further bad news" in the hostage crisis in Algeria as...

British National 'Killed In Gas Field Terror Attack'

Posted 16.01.2013 | UK

"Several" British nationals have been caught up in a terrorist attack on an oil facility in Algeria, Downing Street have said. UK sources were unab...

Method Acting Gone Too Far?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

The actress playing Austrian kidnap victim Natascha Kampusch has revealed her startling weight loss for the role. Antonia Campbell-Hughes appeare...