Swedish citizen Gui Minhai is one of the five booksellers and publishers associated with Hong Kong’s Mighty Current Media and Causeway Bay bookstore who were detained from abroad in 2015 to reappear in custody in China. The...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 16, 2016
On November 10, the international law enforcement organization Interpol announced the election of...
by Scott Greene | Jan 29, 2012
Sudanese rebels claimed on Sunday that they abducted 29 Chinese road workers after a battle between the rebels and the Sudanese army, though the army claims the rebels attacked the workers’ compound. From Reuters: The army...
by Paulina Hartono | Aug 5, 2010
Police in China have uncovered a human trafficking ring in China, and rescued 22 women and children. From the Associated Press: Police rescued 22 women and children abducted by a human-trafficking ring that operated in southern...
by Paulina Hartono | Nov 28, 2009
According to the People’s Supreme Court, two men have been executed for child trafficking. From Xinhua: A statement from the court said 55-year-old Hu Minghua was executed for abducting and trafficking nine children from...
by Mo Ming | Feb 4, 2007
From BBC News: Nine Chinese oil workers abducted in Nigeria’s Delta region have been freed after 11 days in captivity. The men, seized from the offices of China’s National Petroleum Company, were freed after “complex efforts”, China’s foreign ministry said. All nine were safe and well and were handed back to their company in Bayelsa […]
by Wu Nan | Jan 25, 2007
From the Stateman: Five Chinese workers abducted earlier this month in Nigeria described their experience as “hell on earth” after arriving in Beijing following their 13-day ordeal, state media reported on Tuesday. The five were freed in Nigeria”s oil-producing delta after gunmen broke into the rented apartment on a construction site where the five were […]
by Mo Ming | Jan 5, 2007
From BBC News: Five Chinese telecommunications workers have been kidnapped by unidentified armed men in southern Nigeria. Gunmen seized the men near Port Harcourt in the oil-rich Niger Delta, where many similar abductions have taken place in recent months. The Chinese embassy in Abuja said it had appealed to the Nigerian authorities for help in […]
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