Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# captivity

All time
Brick-throwing Chinese zoo-goers kill a kangaroo and injure another
The report did not mention whether anyone was punished over the matter.
14-year-old locked up since birth sees the light of day for the first time in Israel
Police arrested the parents, aged around 60, and handed over the boy to social services.
Migrants trying to reach Europe being sold as slaves for as little as €200
The slaves are forced to call their families, and beaten while on the phone, to get money demanded for their freedom.
Zoo deaths: 'In the wild, gorillas don't eat their own vomit and pull out their hair in frustration'
Even in the best circumstances, it’s impossible for zoos to meet all the unique needs of the various species they hold captive, writes Elisa Allen.
SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales
The California Commission has give permission for a new tank to be built but stipulated a ban on breeding would be introduced to the park.
'I was the punching bag, the sex toy, the maid' - Michelle Knight describes life being held by Ariel Castro
Knight spoke to RTÉ about her 11 years in captivity in which she became pregnant five times.
'Invisible handcuffs' used to control women enslaved for 30 years
Police investigating the case understand that they were not physically constrained.
Castro family claim body as investigation continues
Castro, who was accused of keeping three women captive, was found dead in his cell on Tuesday of this week.
Girl held for 3 days escapes in Germany
A 28-year-old man is being held by police after allegedly kidnapping the girl at knifepoint.