Boko Haram Kidnapping 'Accidental' Say Chibok Girls
The Chibok girls made the surprise revelation in secret diaries - exclusively obtained by Thomson Reuters Foundation - they kept while held prisoner. At least 220 girls were kidnapped from their school in Chibok in April 2014, a raid that sparked an international outcry and a viral campaign on social media with the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 17 August 2017
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