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Boko Haram’s Latest Attacks Target Boys



Nigerian School Boys Walking Home from School, Photo by Juju Films

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 15:59 p.m. DST, 19 August 2014 DORON, BAGA, Nigeria — Sunday, Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped dozens of boys from the Nigerian village of Doron Baga. During the raid on the village, suspected Boko Haram dressed in police and military uniforms burned several houses and terrorized citizens […]

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Posing as Nigerian Soldiers, Boko Haram Slaughters Hundreds



Violence, Photo by skelspics

Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 01:22 a.m. DST, 7 June 2014 BORNO, Nigeria — Boko Haram militants continue to spill blood throughout Nigeria. Reports are now surfacing that on Monday, 2 June 2014, the terror group carried out their latest attack in three small villages in Borno State, located in northeast Nigeria. The rural […]

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Enough Already. Where are Nigeria’s Stolen Daughters?



Shackles, Bahir Dar, Amhara, Ethiopia, July 2009, Photo by Sean Winslow

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 12:30 p.m. DST, 29 May 2014 BORNO, Nigeria — Six very long weeks ago, Boko Haram militants stormed a school in northern Nigeria and abducted over 200 girls in the night. This terrifying incident, that lead a Boko Haram leader to announce they would “sell them [the girls] in […]

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The Ways And Means Of Boko Haram



"UNAMID troops from Nigeria in El Daein" Photo by Albert González Farran - UNAMID

Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 19:15 p.m. DST, 9 May 2014 BORNO, Nigeria — Modeled in the image of the Taliban and affiliated with the al Qaeda network, Boko Haram is not a newcomer to the industry of terror. Posing as a legitimate branch of Islam, the dangerous extremist group has orchestrated a campaign […]

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U.S. to Send Aid for Safe Return of Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls



Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls, Boko Haram, Photo by Gullpress WNA

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 23:17 p.m. DST, 07 May 2014 Three weeks ago, the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram kidnapped nearly 300 girls from the Chibok Government Girls Secondary School in Borno State as they were about to sit for their final exams. Boko Haram, which translates to “Western education is sinful,” […]

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