The Islamic militant group Boko Haram said in a video Sunday that it would free some of the more than 200 schoolgirls who were snatched in eastern Nigeria two years ago, in exchange for the release of its fighters.
By Larisa Epatko
Since world leaders and celebrities showed their support for the “Bring Back Our Girls” campaign last spring, what has become of efforts to find and return the young female mass kidnapping victims of Boko Haram? Jonathan Miller of Independent Television…
By PBS NewsHour
A man identifying himself as the leader of Boko Haram, contradicted reports of a truce with the Nigerian government, saying instead that the more than 200 girls kidnapped from Chibok, have been married off to the group's fighters.
By Carey Reed
For 10 days now there have been reports from Africa that those hundreds of school girls abducted by Boko Haram extremists last Spring would be released. But the girls remain in captivity. And, another 30 adolescents were reportedly abducted in…
By PBS NewsHour
By Ayan Sheikh
According to the Associated Press, government spokesman, Mike Omeri told reporters that Boko Haram negotiators “assured that the schoolgirls and all other people in their captivity are all alive and well.”…
World leaders and the United Nations spotlighted the problem of violence against women around the world during the U.N.'s third International Day of the Girl on Saturday.
By News Desk
The AFP obtained a video on Monday reportedly showing the Nigerian girls being held by Boko Haram. In the video, Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Boko Haram demands the release of imprisoned islamic militants in exchange for the release of…
Nearly a month since the Islamist group Boko Haram attacked a village in Nigeria and made off with more than 300 girls, that country’s government and military have been criticized for failing to do more. Amnesty International has reported that…
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