Facing Mounting Pressure, Nigerian President Asks U.S. to Help Find Kidnapped Girls

via: Relevant Magazine 

In a special televised media event this weekend, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan vowed to continue to look for a group of missing schoolgirls recently abducted by Islamic rebels. He told the nation’ security forces and government officials that “everything must be done” to bring the girls home. And now, he’s reaching out to the United States for help.

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On April 15, rebels from the radical Islamic group Boko Haram—who oppose “western education”—kidnapped more than 300 young school girls on the same day that they carried out a terrorist bus bombing, killing nearly 100 in the country’s capital. Though 53 of the students have escaped, at least 276 remain captive. According to some reports, some of the girls have been trafficked outside of the country and sold as child brides.

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