Monday, April 9th, 2012

Tweeting the Disappeared In Mexico

by Melissa Del Bosque Mexico is in the midst of a kidnapping wave. No one knows how severe it is because Mexicans don’t trust the government or the police, which often collude with drug cartels; so they often don’t report the crimes. But anecdotally, Mexicans say the number of kidnappings and disappearances is rising to unprecedented levels. In northern

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Every 40 Seconds In The U.S. A Child Is Kidnapped

In legal terms, “kidnapping” means “a person taken or detained against their will.” Kidnapping cannot only be considered an act by strangers, but rather it can also be committed by acquaintances, romantic partners, and including acts by...