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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘boko haram’

Boko Haram Recruiting Little Girls For Suicide Bombs

Boko Haram is believed to be responsible for Saturday’s bombing in a crowded northern Nigeria market. The bomb killed at least 20 people and injured many more. The Boko Haram suicide bomber who detonated the bomb was a girl, only about 10 years old. It is said that the bomb tore her little body apart. She was hiding the bomb …

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Salma Hayek: #BringBackOurGirls at Cannes Film Festival

Salma Hayek launched a demonstration at the Cannes Film Festival this week in support of the kidnapped Nigerian school girls taken at the hands of Boko Haram. She carried at #BringBackOurGirls sign on the festival’s red carpet as she promoted the premiere of her film The Prophet. She is latest in a string of celebrities to show support for the …

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Boko Haram Sends Threatening Video

Abubakar Shekau is the leader of a group of Islamic extremists called Boko Haram, who are responsible for kidnapping dozens of Nigerian school girls. The girls were taken on several separate occasions by armed men who stormed the schools and villages, looking for the young girls. The parents of the girls are desperate for answers and most assume they will …

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Ann Coulter Stunt Backfires Bigtime

There are a lot of people out there who don’t like the Obamas. Most of them narrow their ire to just the President himself. But there is a healthy slice of people who don’t like First Lady Michelle Obama either. Perhaps they don’t like her anti-obesity initiatives. Some see them as invasive. Some even blame her for making school lunches …

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Bring Back Our Girls: Boko Haram Offers Swap

In the ongoing saga that is the abduction of nearly 300 schoolgirls from Chibok in northern Nigeria, a new wrinkle has developed. We told you last week about the characters that have been at the leadership of Boko Haram, the ideology that is behind the group, and what they have said they would do with the girls they have abducted. …

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Boko Haram Offer To Swap Girls For Prisoners

Weeks ago, a terrorist organization abducted hundreds of schoolgirls in Nigeria. Now it seems there may be a way to get most or all of them back to their families. In order to do so, a figurative deal with the devil may occur. Agence France-Presse reports that the Islamic extremist organization Boko Haram has released a video. The group of …

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Boko Haram: Did Hillary Screw Up?

Boko Haram has become a household word lately. The group, now known worldwide for abducting hundreds of girls from schools, sparked the hashtag campaign #bringbackourgirls (Bring Back Our Girls). They are an Islamic fundamentalist group advocating the implementation of Sharia law that occupies northern Nigeria. Boko Haram was classified a terrorist organization when John Kerry became Secretary of State. But …

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Boko Haram: A Bloody Mess of Ideas

The news about the kidnapping of almost 300 girls from an area in Northern Nigeria has thrust the name “Boko Haram” into the public vernacular. What most people know is that the group is militant Islamic faction that sees no problem with killing, kidnapping, rape, and general mayhem to accomplish its aims and vision. The United States has already declared …

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Boko Haram Has Kidnapped Eight More Girls

On Monday, May 5, Boko Haram, the Islamic militant group responsible for abducting 276 school girls last month, reportedly kidnapped eight additional girls. The newly abducted girls aged from 12-15 and were taken from a Northern village in Nigeria. Immediately upon arriving, the Boko Haram jumped from their trucks and started shooting before seizing the girls, along with the tribe’s …

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Boko Haram Reportedly Behind Kidnapping Of 8 More Girls

Boko Haram, the terrorist group behind the abduction of 276 Nigerian girls in April, has reportedly conducted another kidnapping of 8 girls. The group–whose name translates to “western education is sinful” or “western education is forbidden”–conducted the first abduction on a night when the Chibok schoolgirls were gathered to take an exam. On Monday, a man who says he is …

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Boko Haram Will Sell Abducted School Girls

On April 14, Boko Haram, an Islamic militant group, stormed an all-girl secondary school in the village of Chibok and kidnapped more than 200 school girls. Now, the leader of the group Abubakar Shekau has announced that he is planning on selling the girls on the market for marriage. On Monday, the AFP news agency obtained a 57-minute video from …

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Boko Haram: Blamed For Bombing And Kidnappings

A terrorist group known as Boko Haram has been a thorn in the side of Nigerians for the last several years. From their base in the impoverished north of Nigeria, they appear to be growing stronger and more bold. The Islamic extremists have escalated their efforts in recent years in a blood-thirsty bid to force their brand of sharia law …

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