Cassie Jaye on #MeToo: ‘Falsely Accused People Are Victims, Too’

“We all need to recognize that falsely accused people are victims, too,” said Cassie Jaye of persons — mostly men — who are falsely accused of committing sexual misconduct. She made her comments within a broader discussion on feminism and associated #MeToo narratives.

Participants march against sexual assault and harassment at the #MeToo March in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Barack Obama to Prince Harry: Hashtags Don’t Bring About Change

Former President Barack Obama told Britain’s Prince Harry in a BBC 4 interview that hashtags alone do not bring about social change. The Obama administration was notorious for using hashtags in lieu of actual diplomacy or military action to address urgent problems.

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Chuck Schumer: ‘America Cannot Afford a Twitter Presidency’

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) used his first speech as Senate Minority Leader to attack President-elect Donald Trump’s use of Twitter — repeating a theme that Democrats and the media used often during the 2016 presidential campaign, to no real effect.

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Suicide Bombs Kill 13 in Chibok, Scene of Boko Haram’s Mass Abduction

The Nigerian government has been saying Boko Haram is defeated, but on Wednesday, a triple bomb attack killed 13 and wounded 30 in the town of Chibok, the scene of Boko Haram’s infamous 2014 mass kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls, source of the utterly ineffective #BringBackOurGirls hashtag campaign.


Boko Haram Survivor: Chibok Girls Are Now Trained Jihadis

A woman freed from ISIS-affiliated terror group Boko Haram told authorities the militants forced schoolgirls kidnapped from the town of Chibok, Borno, in April 2014 to fight for the radical Islamic group. Her testimony mirrors those of others who told authorities the terrorists brainwashed the young girls to join the group.


Chibok Parents Outraged Nigerian Officials Claimed Rescued Boko Haram Girls Were Not Theirs

The parents of more than 200 girls who remain missing from the Nigerian town of Chibok expressed outrage at the federal government following the announcement that hundreds of female captives had been liberated from Boko Haram terrorists, but none were the famed missing girls of Chibok. “To us, the government no longer has credibility,” said one parent.


Nigeria Rescues Almost 300 Female Boko Haram Captives, None Chibok Girls

The Nigerian army announced on Tuesday that they had rescued over 200 girls and 93 women from Boko Haram camps in the Sambisa Forest. None of the young girls, though, have been identified as among the hundreds the radical Islamic group kidnapped in April 2014 in Chibok.


Sightings Claimed of Missing Nigerian Girls One Year After Boko Haram Attack

April 14 marks the one-year anniversary of the Boko Haram kidnapping of almost 300 young female Christians in Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria. The terrorist group only released 59 girls in the past year– most accidentally. Witnesses tell BBC that groups of those remaining missing have been spotted.


Alleged Boko Haram Leader Celebrates Charlie Hebdo Massacre

A man claiming to be the leader of Nigerian jihadist terror group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has appeared in a new video this week praising the organizers of the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, condemning the Western nation’s “religion of democracy” and proclaiming that his terrorist group is “very happy” with the attack.

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Boko Haram Kidnaps 185 Nigerians, Kills 35

Boko Haram kidnapped 185 people and killed 35 in Gumburi, Nigeria on Sunday night. The village is twelve miles from Chibok, where the radical Islamic group kidnapped almost 300 schoolgirls last April. The Miami Herald reports the terrorist group kidnapped