Twenty-one of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram have been released and reunited with their families. They were held in captivity for two-and-a-half years — and still more girls remain hostages.
The somber faces of roughly 50 kidnapped girls appear in a new video released by militant group Boko Haram. They are believed to comprise some of the Chibok schoolchildren kidnapped over two years ago, in April 2014.
It’s been more than two years since 218 girls were abducted from Chibok, Nigeria by the terrorist group Boko Haram. Activists from the group Bring Back Our Girls said Wednesday that one of the girls has been located and reunited with her family.
Two years ago, extremist Islamist group Boko Haram orchestrated the kidnapping of 276 Nigerian schoolgirls, presumably forcing them into sexual slavery as they have done with so many other women. Despite the efforts of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, most are still missing. And those who’ve been rescued? They are…
Disturbing news out of Nigeria: of the 234 women recently rescued by the Nigerian army after being abducted by Boko Haram last year, a staggering number of them—214—are pregnant.
According to Cameroonian officials, this morning members of the Boko Haram insurgency launched an attack on the home of Cameroonian Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali, and kidnapped his wife. At least three people were killed in the attack. In a separate strike, local religious leader and mayor Seini Boukar Lamine was …
Malala Yousafzai promised the parents of a group of kidnapped Nigerian school girls she would work for their freedom.
A security source said more than 60 women and girls who were abducted by Boko Haram in June have escaped.
In Nigeria, Boko Haram struck again kidnapping around 91 people including 60 women and girls and 32 school boys. They were taken from the capital state of Borno sometime during the weekend.
Nearly 300 Nigerian girls have been missing since early May and while authorities say they’ve located them, there isn’t a homecoming on the horizon. Apparently, it's just too complicated to save their lives.
On Monday, Boko Haram released a new clip featuring 100 of the nearly 300 girls kidnapped in Nigeria. The terrorist group says they are ready to return their hostages in exchange for their imprisoned “brethren” in southern Nigeria.
This week, Twitter and Facebook's highly visible #BringBackOurGirls campaign highlighted the plight of 276 Nigerian girls who were kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram. One problem: the most visible images used in that campaign are pictures of girls that aren't Nigerian. Or kidnapped. Or even technically girls…
"Girls in Nigeria are my sisters, and it's my responsibility that I speak up for my sisters." — Malala Yousafzai, to CNN's Christiane Amanpour. Click here for the full video.
After reports surfaced that over 200 kidnapped Nigerian school girls may’ve been sold into sex slavery, parents of the missing protested in their Chibok town to spur the government into action and their cries rippled around the world.