Child Trafficking and Sina Weibo

| October 12th, 2011

People who’ve been on Sina Weibo for a while may remember a small movement that came upon that service like a tidal wave earlier this year but was swallowed back into the sea before it ever impacted shore. Hoping to call attention to the plight of street children in China, CASS Professor Yu Jianrong started a Weibo account dedicated to posting photos of street children so that if they were kidnapped, their real parents might recognize them and save them.

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Microblog helps abducted children reunite with parents

| February 15th, 2011

According to the Information Office of the State Council, China is a country with 450 million web users; 125 million of them have set up microblogs. Now microblog (China Twitter) seems to be more than just a platform for people to catch up with friends. Its use is being further explored by the Chinese netizens. For example, police department uses the microblog to help improve its image. State media have reported that at least 500 police departments have set up […]Read more…

Hostage situation in the street caught on camera

| December 7th, 2010

Evening of December 4, a hostage situation was developed in City of Guiyang, Guizhou province. A man was caught stealing a motorcycle by the public. When realizing he could no longer get away, the man took a young girl hostage with his knife. After some tense moments, eventually the hostage was successfully rescued and the criminal was booked by the police. This entire hostage rescue process was captured on camera.

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After Manila hostage incident…

| August 26th, 2010

Apple Daily made this animated simulation of what was happening inside of the bus…

8/23 Manila

The monster cop was irritated after reading a letter from the officials.

Handcuffed tour guide was killed first.

The TV on the bus showed that his brother was arrested, he got even crazier.

SWAT team came, Liang Song might have been injured by the iron hammer used by the special police.

But is this really what happened in the bus and during the rescue?

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Pilipino female students pose for photos in front of hijacked Hong Kong tour bus

| August 25th, 2010

Many of you probably already heard the shocking news about the Hong Kong tour bus hostage killings in Manila, Philippines.  On August 23, 2010, a former police officer Rolando Mendoza hijacked a tourist bus carrying 25 Hong Kong tourists.  Mendoza was dismissed from the force for involvement in kidnapping, extortion and stealing confiscated drugs.  But Mendoza said he had been set up and he held  the tourists hostage in order to demand restitution.

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SOS paper note found, two girls rescued after being locked up in a basement for a year

| May 23rd, 2010

From Hangzhou Daily:

May 14, 2010 Wuhan, an electronics repairman found a paper note inside of a TV. It read “Help! I am locked up underground for over a year”, and with the address of the location. After reporting to the police, they found 2 girls being locked up in the basement of a home. Two girls’ feet were locked with metal chains, wearing no clothes, and one of them had been missing for nearly a year. When the girls […]Read more…

Torture video exposed, Chinese casino over the border

| January 11th, 2010

Video from Ku6.com:

According to the Chinese law, it is illegal to operate casinos inside of mainland China. Any individual or organization operates gambling business constitutes criminal act. So in order to avoid the crackdown, criminals in mainland China opened casinos nearby outside of the Chinese border. For various reasons, many people from mainland China go to these casinos to gamble. Let’s take a look what happened there.

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The kidnappings and killings of children in Shenzhen, the truth and reactions

| December 14th, 2009

[NetEase] Recently, there were rumors in the Shenzhen community with news about elementary students being kidnapped and killed, causing students and parents to live in fear. Reporter learned from the Shenzhen police that since the second half of this year, three child kidnapping cases had happened in Futian district in Shenzhen, and one of the cases involved a death of one of the children hostages. There were also many kidnapping cases in Nanshan district. At least one child was […]Read more…

A Father’s Letter to Human Traffickers

| June 21st, 2009

From Sohu:

Women who took my child:

You look pretty, but your action is cruel. Ever since 1997 you kidnapped my child away, our family is no longer a family. Looking for our son, our family has gone to poverty and full of debt, no longer can live in a normal life.

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