Wednesday, July 27, 2011 Left-behind parents waiting By PAUL TOLAND Special to The Japan Times WASHINGTON — Ever since Christopher Savoie was arrested in 2009 after a failed attempt to retrieve his abducted children, Japan has been overwhelmed by international pressure to resolve its ever-increasing number of abduction cases. After years of demarches and public … More BAC Home Op Ed – Left-behind parents waiting
American parents are shocked by the public ceremonial actions of John Roos, the U.S. Ambassador to the Child Abductor’s Utopia of Japan. Kyodo News Agency reports that the U.S. envoy traveled to Niigata on Sunday, July 24 2011 to express the commitment of the United States to supporting Japan’s efforts to bring to final resolution … More U.S. Bends Its Knees For the Japanese
A thunderbolt! Support from Congress. We need this desperately. The executive branch has long ago decided that international child abduction is not important, delegated it and have paid it only lip service. This is from Congressman Smith’s website. chrissmith.house.gov Christopher Smith Legislation Urging Immediate Return of U.S. Kids Abducted to Japan Clears 1st Hurdle Smith … More Legislation Urging Immediate Return of U.S. Kids Abducted to Japan Clears 1st Hurdle
Today at 2 pm in Japan, a sentencing hearing was held for this man, Nathanael Teutle Retamoza. He is a father; his crime was entering his home in an attempt to recover his two-year old daughter after she was abducted. He spent nearly 8 months being tortured by police in a Japanese jail. His family … More Seven Months in a Japanese Jail Comes to an End for Nathan! New Abductions Planned.