Philippines: August 16, 2002

Archives

:

 The government's offensive against kidnapping gangs is showing results, with dozens of suspected kidnappers arrested and several hostages rescued. The threat of police action is making kidnapping a less attractive crime. But in the south, the custom of kidnapping is well established and difficult to root out.

 

Article Archive

Philippines: Current 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999