ABP World Group Being Interviewed by Russian News Today on Parental Abduction and Child Recovery


April 30, 2013

ABP World Group being interviewed by Russian news today on child recovery. Due to air mid may on channel one news. Also features parents of recovered children.

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ABP World Group`s Director Martin Waage being interviewed by Russian TV

What is Parental Abduction?

Parental child abduction is child abduction by a parent. It often occurs when the parents separate or begin divorce proceedings. A parent may remove or retain the child from the other seeking to gain an advantage in expected or pending child-custody proceedings or because that parent fears losing the child in those expected or pending child-custody proceedings; a parent may refuse to return a child at the end of an access visit or may flee with the child to prevent an access visit or fear of domestic violence and abuse.

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Risk Assessment – Threat of ‘lone wolf’ terrorism growing, experts warn


April 30, 2013

Source: The daily telegraph

All eyes may be on Africa, but there are fears of a new, unpredictable threat in the west: the so-called “lone wolf”.

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This isn’t about a particular country or cause, and some worry it could be a growing trend.

In 2011 Anders Behring Breivik shocked the world with a Norwegian terror rampage. He bombed government buildings in Oslo before going on a shooting spree at a camp held by the country’s Labour Party. The bombings killed eight people, and the shooting left 69 dead.

Breivik was later found to hold various far-right beliefs, including a perception of Islam and Marxism as “the enemy”.

There are fears this kind of attack could happen more often.

Workplace violence

In America, Nidal Malik Hasan is set to undergo court martial proceedings this year after being accused of carrying out a mass shooting at the Fort Hood military base in Texas. The shooting, which happened in 2009, left 13 dead and 30 injured.

The Fort Hood attack is regarded by some as terrorism because of Hasan’s alleged radicalisation, with reports he had been emailing Anwar al-Awlaki, a cleric and alleged al-Qaeda recruiter based in Yemen, and monitored for several years as a security threat. The US Department of Defence, however, has referred to it as an act of workplace violence.

Lone wolf attacks could be related to various forms of extremism – for example, Islamism or neo-Nazism – but the danger is that they are hard to track. People operating alone can be harder to follow than a large organisation.

In a recent book, Lone Wolf Terrorism: Understand the Growing Threat, security consultant Jeffrey D Simon argues that lone wolves can be more creative than terrorist groups.

Terrorists

Terrorist breeding ground

He also points out the importance of the internet as a potential breeding ground for terrorists – though this is also an opportunity for counter-terrorism agencies to monitor potential threats.

Britons present their own risks, with a potential rise in British-born terrorists who have trained abroad before returning to the UK.

Last year the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) think tank predicted that terrorists could put their training in countries including Somalia, Yemen or Nigeria to use on UK streets.

In a report, RUSI director-general Michael Clarke wrote: “The threat they pose, so far, is in the possibility that high numbers of such individuals, operating alone and unsupported, albeit in an amateur way, may nevertheless be lucky in a few attempts.

“They are harder to track and their behaviour much harder to predict.”

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Norsk Mor tiltalt for å ha bortført sønnen til Spania


August 30, 2012

Kilde: Romerikets Blad / Rune Bernhus

Med politiets velsignelse og med hjelp fra spesialagenter, hentet barnefaren hjem sønnen fra Spania. Nå er moren tiltalt for bortføring.

 

Sammen med to andre familiemedlemmer må kvinnen i 30-årene fra Romerike svare på hva som førte til at hennes egen sønn havnet midt i den dramatiske aksjonen som ble utført av private spesialagenter – med norske myndigheters velsignelse.

Ifølge tiltalen fra statsadvokaten skal de tre ha sørget for at kvinnens sønn ble holdt tilbake i Spania i over en måned forrige høst, uten samtykke fra faren som hadde den daglige omsorgen for barnet.

Barnefaren ønsker i utgangspunktet ikke å kommentere saken på nåværende tidspunkt, men han sier han oppfatter tiltalen som korrekt.

– Det er en alvorlig tiltale, og jeg regner med at politiet har gjort en grundig vurdering før de tok ut tiltalen. For min del er det viktigste å trygge hverdagen til guttungen, sier han.

 

Hentet av spesialagenter

Det ble stor medieoppmerksomhet rundt saken i september i fjor.

Moren til barnet anklaget faren for bortføring, men det kom raskt fram at norsk politi hadde siktet henne for det samme. Nå er det moren som ender opp som tiltalt i en norsk straffesak.

Barnefaren har tidligere forklart at han tillot sønnen å dra med moren på ferie til Spania i august i fjor. Oppholdet skulle vare i en uke, og gutten skulle returnere til skolestart 20. august. Men over én måned senere hadde ikke sønnen kommet hjem.

27. september i fjor ble gutten – som går på barneskolen – hentet av faren, hans bror og to agenter fra et privat sikkerhetsselskap.

Det lokale spanske politiet sjekket flyplasser, ferger ut av Spania og grenseovergangene, men da hadde sikkerhetsselskapet fått ut både gutten og de to brødrene.

Den private aksjonen skal ha kostet 200.000 kroner og ble utført etter at både norsk politi og Justisdepartementet var varslet om det som skulle skje.

– Han tar nå med seg barnet hjem til Norge, med norske myndigheters velsignelse. Det har jeg også gitt spansk politi beskjed om, opplyste politiadvokat Eivind Kluge i Romerike politidistrikt til RB i september i fjor.

Les resten av historien her: Romerikets Blad

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Who to call in case of parental kidnapping


ABP World Group Child Recovery Services

Tragically International Child Abduction has reached global epidemic proportions.  According to leading experts the increase in inter-racial marriages and relationships  will, in the future, lead to a significant rise in the number of children born to parents of different nationalities.

 

As is true for all relationships, a statistically significant number of these marriages or partnerships will also end in divorce.       All too often, following the breakup of a marriage, one of the parents will abduct a child of that relationship against the wishes of the other parent,  frequently removing them to a country where the child has probably never lived.     This is called “International Parental Child Abduction”.

Although there are various civil remedies available to  parents of abducted children , the challenges they face are enormous, including first and foremost, locating  the child .

Unfortunately for the majority of targeted parents, the financial burden involved in recovery and litigation falls upon their shoulders. With tens of thousands of children abducted by parents each year, the reality is that too many of these children never come home.  ABP World Group is dedicated to assisting those parents who need help in locating, rescuing, and returning  their abducted child home safely.


Our intelligence and investigative capabilities combined with our ability to dispatch personnel to most locations in the world offer a safe and strategic solution to protecting what is most important to you : your child.

Unfortunately in this present climate parental kidnapping  occurs all too frequently and we are here to help you through this extremely traumatic  period.

We are aware that parental child abduction can be difficult to resolve, but through the use of professional operatives with the skills and expertise necessary to find a resolution. we are here to help you

ABP World Group’s successful recovery and re-unification strategy relies on the use of all the means available  including, but not limited to:

Electronic Forensic Foot printing Investigations

Intelligence Gathering

Information Specialists/Skip Tracing

Evidence Procurement

Interview/Evaluation

Surveillance Special Ops

Non-Combatant Evacuation Ops

Domestic Support

International Operations

Maritime/Land/Air transport

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What can I do if my child is abducted?


June 30, 2012 – ABP World Group Child Recovery Services

Source: takelegaladvice.com

International child abduction is on the increase, according to family lawyers.
This fact is highlighted by the latest case to hit the newspapers – a seven year old child living abducted by her father Clark Rockefeller, during a supervised visit to him in America.
Reigh Boss, who lives in London with her mother, has not yet been found and, according to the press,  it seems that her father planned to take her, with  Reigh bundled into an accomplice’s waiting car, despite the attempts of a supervising social worker to stop him.
As family lawyers point out, marriages between couples of different nationalities have become more common over the last few decades – and international child abuction is consequently on the increase. Travel is now between countries and continents, which makes it  easier to abduct children.
Since it is usually the mother with whom young children are living, fathers are more often the abductors. (This is not correct. Red.) Mothers stands for approx.70% of all the abduction cases.
The problem has become so acute that the majority of civilised countries have signed international agreements to ensure that their courts will order the return of a snatched child to the parent from whom he or she was removed.
Sadly, there are some countries which are not signatories to these agreements.   When a child is removed to one of these, it may be difficult or even impossible to recover the child.
If you are afraid that your child might be abducted and taken abroad  by the other parent, you can alert your local police station.
If the threat of removal is ‘real’ and ‘imminent’ and you have evidence  to support your fear, police will circulate details of the possible abductor and child to all UK points of departure via the Police National Computer.
You can also write to your regional office of the UK Passport Service requesting them not to grant a passport to your child.
The International Child Abduction and Contact Unit [ICACU] is the authority responsible for  dealing with child abduction in England and Wales.
If you believe that your child is in danger of being abducted, ICACU advise that you keep the following information, or as much as is possible, ready:
On the Child:  – full name
-date and place of birth
– passport number, date and place of issue
-photographs or a physical description
– any entitlement to a passport other than a British passport
On the Person Who has Taken the Child:
– full name [including prior or maiden name and any aliases if applicable]
– date and place of birth
– passport number, date and place of issue
– photograph or a physical description
-occupation
– probable date of departure
– departure information [eg flight, train, ferry]
–  details of ties to a foreign country – eg names, addresses and telephone
– numbers of relatives, friends or business contacts.
 
Copies of Documents:
–  any agreements or court orders which relate to the child
– child’s birth certificate
– marriage certificate or divorce decree
– name and address of solicitor [if you have one]

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BARNEBORTFØRING : MOR KIDNAPPET GUTT, FIKK SAMVÆRSRETTEN


Kilde: TV2 / Baraldsnes

– Norsk rett reklamerer for kidnapping

– Barneloven er ikke verdt papiret den er skrevet på, sukker legen Tom Viken. Norsk rett har gitt sønnen hans til hun som kidnappet han. 

Barne-, likestillings- og inkluderingsminister Inga Marte Thorkildsen

Tom Viken gjør hagen i Asker klar for sommeren, men uten sin snart to år gamle sønn.

Legen, som har hatt ansvar for barnevernsinstitusjoner og mor barn-sentre i 12 år, opplevde at gutten hans ble bortført av den svensk-iranske moren for ett år siden, da samlivet tok slutt.

Til tross for utreisetilbud på grunn av mistanke om bortføring tok hun barnet med ut av landet og til Sverige.

Les Hele saken på TV2 Her

LES OGSÅ: – Norge subsidierer kriminelle handlinger 

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BILL DESIGNED TO CRACK DOWN ON PARENTAL ABDUCTION


Source: weitzmanlaw

A congressman from New Jersey is pushing a bill that would give the federal government the power to levy more sanctions against countries that do not return children who have been abducted by a parent.

The bill was inspired by a man from Tinton Falls, N.J., who was embroiled in a five-year child custodybattle to get his son back from Brazil, after the boy was taken there by his mother.

The mother took the then 4-year-old boy on a trip to Brazil and never came back. She later died in childbirth after remarrying, but it was still a struggle for the man to get his son back. They were fortunately reunited in 2009.

The bill would give the government the power to take more decisive action against countries like Japan, which has not signed off on an international treaty regarding child custody and parental abduction. The bill would give authority to levy trade and credit suspensions against offending nations. The 1980 Hague Convention was designed to not allow parents to take children to another country until a court has ruled on custody.

According to the U.S. State Department, between 2008 and 2010, there have been more than 3,200 abduction cases that have involved approximately 4,700 children.

One New Jersey grandmother agrees with the need for action. She hasn’t seen her grandchildren in three years, after her son’s wife took the couple’s children to Japan and has not allowed any visits since. The man’s wife had an affair while he was serving in Iraq.

The issue is definitely a tricky one, and a conventional court battle is not likely to resolve the problem. But parents who have lost a child to abduction by the noncustodial parent should work with an attorney and the government to determine the best course of action to take.

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Egypt: Daqahlia citizens disrupt Parliament vote over child abduction


Source: Egypt.com

Citizens in Daqahlia Governorate prevented judges overseeing Shura Council elections from reaching polling stations Monday to protest the abduction of a child.

Angry citizens from Gasfa blocked the Cairo-Mansoura Road, burning car tires and denying judges entry to their village and neighboring ones, after a gang kidnapped a 12-year-old boy named Islam Mostafa and demanded a LE2 million ransom from his family.

Some villagers said the gang members, who are well-known to both security authorities and citizens, kidnapped the boy Saturday morning on his way to a school exam. They said the police investigations chief advised the boy’s family to pay the ransom because the gang was out of the police’s reach.

“We negotiated with one of the kidnappers, a fellow villager, and paid them LE200,000 late Sunday, but they did not return the kid. So we decided to block the road and disrupt elections until the boy is back and his kidnappers are arrested,” one eyewitness said.

The villagers said Mostafa’s kidnapping is not the first. Another villager was abducted last Wednesday but was returned home after his family paid LE100,000 in ransom, they said.

Security sources said police and army officials have been negotiating with the protesters to reopen the road and allow the polls to resume, but the citizens have vowed to continue protesting until the boy is returned home.

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Japan – United States : Gov’t to set up 7 panels to deal with parental child abduction issue


Source: Japan Today

TOKYO —

The Japanese department in charge of the issue of abductions of Japanese citizens by North Korea announced plans this week to create seven subcommittees to be more proactive in resolving the issue.

Led by Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, the government task force for the abduction issue said it plans to go on the offensive in light of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il’s death. The seven panels will be mobilized to gather information and work toward a solution to the problem that many Japanese citizens say hasn’t received enough attention in the past.

Relatives of the abductees have called on the government to take advantage of the transition of power in North Korea to approach Pyongyang on reopening the investigation.

The subcommittees will meet over the course of about two months, and will focus on strategy, enforcement, international cooperation and other themes. Each subcommittee will be headed by a senior vice minister.

Noda said, “Given the current North Korea situation, I want to lay out guidelines and strengthen our ability to resolve this issue,” NHK reported.

Noda has already asked Chinese and South Korean leaders to tell North Korea’s new leadership that it “must make progress” in addressing the aduction issue if bilateral ties are to be improved.

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International Parental Child Abduction – Mexico part I


Source: Divorce Lawyer Blog

GENERAL INFORMATION: Mexico is a federal republic formed by 31 states and the Federal District. A party to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Hague Abduction Convention) since 1991, Mexico is the destination country of the greatest number of children abducted from the United States by a parent. The Hague Abduction Convention provides a civil legal mechanism for parents to seek access to or the return of children wrongfully removed or retained in Mexico.

With respect to child custody, Mexican law distinguishes between parental authority (patria potestad) and custody (guarda y custodia). Patria potestad refers to parents’ responsibilities and rights regarding the child, including the responsibility to care for the child, reside with the child, and provide for the child’s necessities (for example, food, education and development). It also includes the right to correct the child, as well as the right to control and manage any property or rights the child may have.

Absent a court order, parents have equal patria potestad rights and responsibilities to their minor children. In reality, one parent may make all decisions for the child. If parents cannot agree over the exercise of the patria potestad, they may ask a judge to decide which parent makes the decision. If the parents are deceased or unavailable, the paternal grandparents exercise patria potestad; if they are deceased or unavailable, the maternal grandparents exercise these rights.

Most children live with their mothers after divorce. If fathers want the children to reside with them, it is typical that boys will live with the father and girls will live with their mother. At age 14, the child may decide which parent the child wishes to live with.

Mexican Immigration authorities confirm the consent of both parents before allowing any minor of any nationality to leave the country; any parent traveling alone with a minor must present a written statement from the absent parent. Mexican Foreign Ministry officials requires the signature of both parents for children younger than 18 years to obtain Mexican passports.

The Mexican agency responsible for locating missing children is the police authority. Locating missing children can be a challenge in Mexico. The Department of State’s annual Compliance Report on the Hague Abduction Convention details many long unresolved child abduction cases to Mexico for which the children have not been located.

LEGAL SYSTEM: Mexico is a civil law country, which means that court decisions in Mexico are based upon Mexican civil code. In each of the 31 states in Mexico, state law establishes the structure and function of the courts, as well as its own constitution, laws, regulations, and decrees.

Generally, state courts are organized in the following way: the highest appellate court is known as the Superior Court of Justice (Tribunal Superior de Justicia); this court is followed by the Courts of First Instance (Tribunales de Primera Instancia) of ordinary jurisdiction, responsible for hearing civil, criminal and commercial causes. Immediately below, are the minor courts of special jurisdiction, such as the family courts and bankruptcy courts. Family law courts handle divorce and custody cases.

RETAINING AN ATTORNEY: Mexico’s National System for the Comprehensive Development of the Family, known as DIF, (Sistema Nacional para el Desarrollo Integral de la Familia) offers free legal assistance to vulnerable adults and children in Mexico. The system consists of one federal DIF institute, 32 DIF agencies (one for each state and one for the Federal District – DF in Spanish) and 2, 274 municipal DIF agencies. At the state level, the wife of the governor is often the head of the DIF.

A parent does not need to retain private counsel to file a Hague Convention petition in Mexico. The Central Authority of Mexico (Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores) will, upon receipt of the Hague Convention application, prepare a written communiqué for the court, containing an explanation of the Hague Convention and its objectives. A parent may choose to retain an attorney, however, to follow-up on the case and to provide them with direct information on the status of the case. A retained attorney should contact the Central Authority of Mexico as soon as possible after the application is submitted.

It is important to note that while the Central Authority of Mexico does not represent Hague Convention applicants in court or assign an attorney to take the case, the Central Authority of Mexico will prepare the required documentation to submit the case in court. In Mexico, Family Court judges are authorized to intervene ex-officio in family matters and therefore have the power to enforce their decisions without the involvement of private counsel. Nevertheless, parents in the United States have said that having private legal representation resulted in fewer delays in the application process.

CITIZENSHIP / PASSPORT MATTERS: Children born in Mexico or born abroad to Mexican parents are entitled to Mexican citizenship. Mexican law recognizes dual nationality for Mexicans by birth. U.S. citizens who are also Mexican nationals are considered Mexican by local authorities.

Mexican law requires that any non-Mexican citizen under the age of 18 departing Mexico must carry notarized written permission from any parent or guardian not traveling with the child to or from Mexico. This permission must include the name of the parent, the name of the child, the name of anyone traveling with the child, and the notarized signature(s) of the absent parent(s).

A parent can prevent issuance of Mexico’s passport to their child, because issuance of a Mexican passport to a minor child requires the signed consent of both parents. Mexico does not allow a child to enter on a parent’s passport. The child needs his/her own passport.

Exit Permits: Mexican law requires that any non-Mexican citizen under the age of 18 departing Mexico must carry notarized written permission from any parent or guardian not traveling with the child to or from Mexico. This permission must include the name of the parent, the name of the child, the name of anyone traveling with the child, and the notarized signature(s) of the absent parent(s).

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