Boko Haram

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boko-haram-flagJama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad (2002- ), the People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet’s Teachings and Jihad, is better known by its Hausa nickname, Boko Haram . “Haram” means forbidden, “Boko” means fake – or Western education. Boko Haram wants to overthrow the Nigerian government and set up Muslim rule.

In 2014 it became world infamous when it kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, a town in the north-eastern state of Borno. It threatens to sell them as brides for $12 apiece. That is a war crime according to the United Nations – and an outrage that went viral worldwide on the Internet under the Twitter hashtag #BringBackOurGirls.

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Boko Haram probably took the girls to the vast Sambisa forest or the caves of the Gwosa mountains – or maybe across the border into Cameroon.

Most high schools in Borno had been closed for fear of an attack. The Chibok boarding school…

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