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In this Monday, May 8, 2017 file photo, Chibok schoolgirls, recently freed from Nigeria extremist captivity, are photographed in Abuja, Nigeria. One of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 and who had the opportunity to be released on Saturday chose to stay with her husband, the spokesman …

Parents Still Await Girls Freed from Boko Haram as Nigeria Continues Mental Evaluations

Parents of the girls and young women kidnapped by Islamic State affiliate Boko Haram from Chibok, Nigeria, in 2014 are still waiting to see the 82 released as part of a trade with the terrorist group this weekend. The government claims it is still conducting physical and mental health evaluations, ensuring that none of the girls will pose a danger to society once freed.

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10-Year-Old Girl Used as Human Bomb in Nigeria Attack

A 10-year-old girl used as suicide bomber detonated an explosive and killed herself in a New Year’s Eve attack in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Although no group or individual has said they are responsible for the attack, using women and little girls is consistent with the tactics of the ISIS-affiliated group Boko Haram.

In this photo released by the Nigeria State House, freed Chibok school girls sit during a meeting with Nigeria Vice President ,Yemi Osinbajo, in Abuja,, Nigeria, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. Twenty-one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram more than two years ago were freed Thursday in a swap …

Boko Haram Releases Small Number of Schoolgirls Abducted in 2014

The Islamic State-affiliated terrorist group Boko Haram has released 21 schoolgirls abducted from the northern town of Chibok in 2014, the first time any of the girls kidnapped in that particular episode have been released, rather than independently escaped.

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Boko Haram Abducts 13 More in Chibok, Home of Missing Schoolgirls

The Boko Haram wing of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has reportedly executed 10 people and abducted 13 others, including women and children, during a raid on a village near the town of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state, where the African terrorist group kidnapped nearly 276 schoolgirls more than two years ago.

Boko Haram Video Shows Corpses of Chibok Girls ‘Killed by Airstrikes’

Boko Haram Video Shows Corpses of Chibok Girls ‘Killed by Airstrikes’

Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram, an affiliate of the Islamic State, has released a video showing some of the schoolgirls kidnapped from the village of Chibok in April 2014. The terrorists are demanding the release of fighters imprisoned by the Nigerian government in exchange for the girls.

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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.

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Boko Haram ‘Defeated’; Nigeria to Relaunch Investigation into Missing Chibok Girls

Despite rampant violence and clear signs that Boko Haram, an Islamic State affiliate, is still a threat to west Africa, the Nigerian government has declared the fight against the terror group won, and will begin a new investigation into the abduction of more than 200 girls and young women from a secondary school in northeast Chibok, Borno, in April 2014.

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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.

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Nigerian President: Boko Haram Married Off Most Chibok Girls

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari told BBC Hausa in an extensive interview that he believes most of the girls Boko Haram kidnapped from Chibok village in April 2014 are alive, but have been dispersed and married off to Muslims.

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Escaped Chibok Schoolgirls Will Help Boko Haram Victims Reintegrate

As the Nigerian government struggles to provide sustenance and treatment to the estimated 700 hostages freed from Boko Haram in early May, women who escaped the throes of the terrorist group during its raid of a girls’ school in Chibok are offering their support and empathy, having once been captives themselves.

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Boko Haram Terrorists Stoned Girls to Death Upon Realizing Rescue was Near

The good news that up to 700 girls and women have been rescued from captivity under the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram has been tempered this week by their stories, including those who lived to tell that the terrorists began stoning women and girls to death when they realized their captives were close to being rescued.

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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.

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On Anniversary of Boko Haram Kidnapping, 85% of Chibok Girls Still Missing

On April 14, 2014, the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram abducted more than 300 schoolgirls from the village of Chibok, cementing their international reputation as one of the most ruthless and dangerous terror groups in the world. One year later, more than 200 of those girls remain missing, and Nigeria’s president-elect is making no promises to find them.

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A New Arc of Evil: The Boko Haram/ISIS Merger

In January, the world’s single largest terror attack since 9/11 was carried out by Boko Haram, an Islamist terrorist group in northern Nigeria. That incident, which drew only passing notice from the West, saw the slaughter of 2,000 civilians in the border town of Baga. Boko Haram’s oath of allegiance to the Islamic State last weekend raises questions about how this will affect the group. Given Boko Haram’s demonstrable ruthlessness in Baga, a better question would be, why aren’t we aiming to “degrade and destroy” it, too?

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Boko Haram Escapee Claims to Know Location of Kidnapped Schoolgirls

An elder Nigerian woman kidnapped by Boko Haram claims to have been told in captivity where the terrorist group’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, is hiding, and where the group has hidden the more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok, Borno kidnapped in April 2014.

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Boko Haram Victims Condemn Offer to Rebuild Kidnapped Girls’ School

The Nigerian town of Chibok, which became world-famous nearly a year ago as Boko Haram terrorists kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls during a physics exam, has condemned a federal government attempt to rebuild the doomed school as little consolation in light of the government’s failure to locate and rescue the abducted girls.

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Face to Face with a Boko Haram Escapee: A Christian Boy Tells His Story

In my years of working with victims of Boko Haram terrorism in northern Nigeria, I have never seen anyone like him. After the mass abduction of 276 Chibok schoolgirls, I have worked closely with about 20 who escaped, half of whom I have placed in US schools. Although it is now nine months since the April attack, not one of them escaped after that first week.