Thursday, August 30, 2012

Missing persons

  • Missing people - the unknown face of violence

    Today, 30 August, the world observes the International Day of the Disappeared. This commemoration was created in order to draw attention to the thousands of people who go missing as a result of an armed conflict, international or non-international, or ...

  • In Kashmir, families of missing people move human rights panel

    Srinagar: More than 500 families of missing persons in Jammu and Kashmir have filed cases before the state Human rights panel seeking that DNA tests be conducted on the thousands of unmarked graves in northern Kashmir.

  • 8 of 10 missing persons get sold to brothels: Cops

    A large majority of the people who go missing are victims of human trafficking and many of them are pushed into flesh trade, a report prepared by a senior Gujarat police official says.

  • Decree for missing persons nearly finalized, justice minister says

    BEIRUT: Justice Minister Shakib Qortbawi said Wednesday that his ministry was finalizing the draft decree to establish the Independent National Commission tasked with investigating the fate of Lebanese missing persons. "Hopefully, the draft will be ...

  • In Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa: 92% of around 1000 missing persons safely recovered ...

    Keeping in view the PHC's efforts in the recovery of missing persons, relatives started filing habeas corpus (writ legal action) petitions in the court, hoping that their relatives would be brought before the court.

  • Two charged over missing person murder

    The newly-reformed homicide squad missing persons unit charged Nathan Leigh Rosendale, a 29-year-old from Echuca and a 42-year-old from Queensland and over the crime today.

  • Man charged with kidnapping missing South Carolina teen

    Freddie Grant, was uncooperative when investigators asked him if he knew where Gabrielle Swainson, the teen who has been missing since Saturday, was, reports the San Francisco Chronical. Gabrielle who lives at 221 Tamara Way in the North Crossing ...

  • Mirwaiz asks world to help trace missing persons in IOK

    SRINAGAR, (SANA): All Parties Hurriyet Conference (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has appealed to the world community to play its role in finding out whereabouts of thousands of innocent Kashmiris, gone missing in the custody of Indian troops.

  • Nepal: families of missing persons receive psychosocial support

    No other organization was trying to alleviate the psychosocial suffering that families of missing persons endure. The ICRC knows how complex their needs are, because we have been working in this field for many years, not only in Nepal but all over the ...

  • Nepal: families of missing persons receive psychosocial support

    Nepal: families of missing persons receive psychosocial support. Nepal's 10-year internal conflict ended in 2006, but well over 1000 people are still missing.

  • Members of Human Rights Protest for the recovery of missing persons

    Caption. Members of Human Rights Commission chant slogans and hold a banner for the recovery of missing persons during a protest demonstration at Peshawar press club.

  • Missing Persons On The Rise In Southern Indian State

    "The state police and Women Development and Child Welfare Department seek the involvement of NGOs, parents, guardians and agencies to address the issue of missing persons," said CID additional director-general of Police S V Ramana Murthy. Ramana ...

  • Tortured, and still troubled: A tale of two 'missing' persons

    Baloch, 56, who holds a Masters degree in political science, was known for raising a voice for missing persons. However, that passion appears to have been crushed.

  • In Kosovo, Mother Continues Fight To Learn Truth About Missing Son

    Nesrete Kumnova in front of the picture of her only son, Albion, who has been missing since May 1999, on International Day of Missing Persons on August 30, more than 13 years after she last saw him. Tweet. Follow @RFERL. TEXT SIZE - +. By Arbana ...

  • World marks day of the missing

    As it prepares to mark the International Day of the Disappeared on Thursday, the International Commission on Missing Persons urged governments to provide families with answers about the fates and whereabouts of their missing loved ones. Human rights ...

  • Westville to get new emergency alert systems for missing persons

    Joe Nicholas was one resident who decided to do something about it, and this month, nearly 19 years after the murder, the alert system he's devised to help law enforcement put the word out faster regarding missing people will be unveiled. "I researched ...

  • Maine event to raise awareness for missing toddler

    WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - Motorcyclists from throughout Maine plan a ride to Portland to raise awareness for Ayla Reynolds, the toddler from Waterville who's been missing since December, and other missing persons. Riders are meeting at locations ...

  • How to ensure your child's safety

    According to the figures released by the South African Police Service Missing Persons Bureau, a child goes missing in South Africa every six hours.

  • Julie Larcombe holds up a missing persons leaflet of her friend Martine Wright ...

    What millions of us are going to see are people who have found salvation from their pain through sport; who - when running, riding, swimming or wheelchair racing - have found therapy for their missing limbs, their twisted and paralysed bodies. They ...

  • Baloch missing persons: Supreme Court urged to take definitive action

    The Workers' Party Pakistan (WPP) has called on the Supreme Court to take definitive action in the Baloch missing persons case and warned that the divide between the Baloch people and the rest of Pakistan will grow even deeper if the issue was not ...

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