All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘nigerian school girls’

Abducted Nigerian School Girls: 100 Days Later

It’s been over 100 days since more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted. While some of them managed to escape, more than 200 are still in the custody of extremists. Little progress has been made in locating or rescuing the schoolgirls, but United Nations special envoy Gordon Brown has promised that the girls will not be forgotten and the UN …

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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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Nigerian School Girls Abducted: Who Will Save Them?

Two weeks ago, a group of Nigerian school girls were abducted by extreme Islamist group Boko Haram led by Abubakar Shekau. Many more girls have been abducted as well and while over 50 have escaped, there are still more than 200 who are being held against their will. Shekau was quick to take responsibility for the kidnappings and said that …

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