BY Emily Robinson
on Jun 25, 2014
After a few days of relatively calm news coverage on the matter, Boko Haram have unfortunately resumed their acts of terror in Nigeria. On June 18, the terrorist group kidnapped 60 more women, including some as young as 3 years old, and killed 30 men in a village raid.
After completely stripping it off all food and supplies, the group used petrol bombs to destroy the village of Kummabaza in Borneo.
According to CNN, news of this attack was halted due to the destruction of local telecom masts and few survivors making the journey out of the destroyed village alive. Read More
BY Emily Rems
on May 04, 2014
The search for the 234 teenage girls who were kidnapped from their school in the Nigerian city of Bornu while taking their exams on April 14 is still dragging on. At this time, it is assumed that they were taken by the Boko Haram—a local Islamic extremist group whose name means “Western education is forbidden”—sold into marriage, and some moved to the nearby countries of Cameroon and Chad.
In the face of such an extreme act of violence, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and helpless. Read More