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Baga Survivors Haunted by Horror of Boko Haram Massacre

Baga Sola (Chad) (AFP) – Lying on his side, Moussa Zira shows the gaping wound where the bullet entered his thigh the night Boko Haram came to his village near the now devastated northern Nigerian town of Baga.

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Boko Haram Video Promises More Bloodshed in Nigeria

In a new video, a man claiming to be Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau took responsibility for the massacre in Baga, Nigeria, in early January, claiming that God told them to do it. Local officials and human rights groups put the death toll at 2,000, but the Nigerian army reported only 150 deaths.

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Boko Haram Murders Woman in Labor in Baga Bloodbath

Amnesty International has released a report detailing the horrors of Boko Haram’s attack on the Nigerian town of Baga between January 2 and 7. Among the atrocities witnesses recount is the particularly gruesome killing of a woman while she was in labor, who was slaughtered along with an estimated 2,000 others in the town.

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Jolie: Bring Boko Haram to Justice

Actress and United Nations special envoy Angelina Jolie issued a statement this week calling on the United States and the international community to provide assistance to Nigeria in its fight with the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram.