I think everyone can conclude these are very dangerous days for journalists, advocates of free speech or anyone else for that matter that voices an opinion.
Meetings should always be treated with caution as they are an easy way to set someone up for kidnapping, assassination, sexual assault or robbery!
These days if you travel internationally or you are going to be working in the emerging markets, you are running the risk of being arrested for some reason.
At this time, I am living in South Florida and hear regular stories of males and females having their drinks spiked in bars and clubs with date rape drugs.
The incidents of kidnapping and terrorism are on the rise globally and therefore it makes sense that everyone learns strategies to how to deal with being involved in a criminal, terrorist or hostage situation.
People unfortunate enough to be in a kidnapping situation are not going to consider whether it is legal or not to be paying a ransom…