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Belgium / Child Kidnappings #168308

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 22, 1996
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(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Report introduced.

(Liege: Sheila MacVicar) The kidnapping of young girls in Belgium, some of whom starved to death, featured; scenes shown from Liege of the funerals for two victims, Julie Lejeune and Melissa Russo. [Belgium justice minister Stefaan de CLERCK - says the international aspect of the crime is being investigated.] The possibility that the trade in children in Europe is clinked to child pornography noted. [British police officer Inspector Dave DAVIES - comments.]

MacVicar, Sheila;
Poussaint, Renee

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