Parental Child Abduction Lebanon – Shelley Beyak children

Shelley Beyak has a message for her children, Mia, 9, and Liam, 8, who were abducted by their father and were taken to Lebanon in March: “It’s not your fault that this happened. I will always keep looking for you.” The Abbotsford mother also has a message for their father, Wissam Tarabichi: “I really want…

Non Hague Convention Countries Child Abduction

While in many countries no specific legislation or programs dealing with International Parental Child Abduction exists, however existing laws and general legal aid programs may be relevant.  It is still that time of year when lots of families look toward booking holidays for the summer. Holidays abroad with your children can sometimes be tricky to…

Turkey Parental Child Abduction

Turkey is party to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. It signed the Hague convention on Jan. 21, 1998, and the convention entered the Turkish domestic code on Feb. 15, 2000, when it was published in Turkey’s Official Gazette. Turkey signed the convention, but accepted Article 26 — governing costs…

Left-behind dad’s last resort: Impeach Japan’s Supreme Court judges

James Cook is relentless. His four children were abducted to Japan from Minnesota by his Japanese wife in 2014. This was after Japan acceded to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, so he might have had hope in the early days. Using the baroque procedural regime the Diet passed for…

How abductors exploit the media to their advantage

In recent times we have seen a huge increase in abductors taking to social media and gaining media attention in an effort to portray themselves as the victim to try and disguise the fact that they were the original abductor. We have seen so many good parents have their lives, careers, reputation and most importantly their…

Child Abduction Holiday Season… what and who to beware of!

Beware the holiday season is approaching….. All holidays are the high season for ‘International Parental Child Abduction’ Each holiday season CARI Child Abduction Recovery International is contacted by many frantic parents who have had their child/children abducted/kidnapped. CARI Child Abduction Recovery International knows particularly in the lead up to the school holidays; that before or…

Losing your child to Parental Child Abduction

Most people believe strangers are responsible for the majority of childhood abductions, but national statistics say parental kidnapping is more often to blame. A family abduction occurs when a family member, likely a separated or divorced parent, takes and hides a child for some length of time. This heartbreaking and devastating crime occurs every single…

Say hello to Yuri

Say hello to Yuri….illegally abducted to the Ukraine in late 2015 by his father. We are excited to say today Yuri was safely reunited with his mother and little sister who he met for the very first time today. It’s always a cat and mouse game for our operatives and we can honestly say this…

Steps to Help Stop a Child Abduction Before it Happens…

Parental Child Abduction It’s not uncommon for one parent to have ties to or citizenship in another country. And for the vast majority of people this is actually a good thing. It provides life experiences children may not have but for diversity of their parents. But divorce can cause people to do desperate things. And…

Damage to Abducted Children

DAMAGE TO THE ABDUCTED/KIDNAPPED CHILD! 1.Alteration to Appearance -The abducted child’s appearance is often altered (hair cut and dyed, etc.,). 2.Name Change – The abducted child’s name is often changed, with young children sometimes never knowing their true identity. 3.Loss of true identity – The child is stripped of his true identity. He loses out…

Don’t let them travel…

Within the last 7 days, 3 desperate left behind parents have come to CARI, asking for our help, after they gave permission for the other parent to take the children on holidays overseas. This is the high season for abduction with holidays around the corner. In all 3 cases, the children have disappeared….after not returning…

Russian Recovery

Say hello to Borya…..safely recoverd this afternoon from Russia after being illegally and violently abducted by his uncle at the age of 20 months. The uncle, father and his family have done their best to avoid anybody finding Borya, until recently by CARI. Neglected and often assaulted by family members who have been demanding a…