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Sale of Girls by Boko Haram Could Be Crime Against Humanity

The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights warns the reported intention by Boko Haram to sell abducted girls into “slavery” could constitute a crime against humanity. The militant group reportedly has kidnapped eight more girls in northeastern Nigeria. This follows last month’s abduction of more than 300 schoolgirls. The U.N. Human Rights office is condemning the outrageous claims made in a video released Monday by the alleged leader of Boko Haram in Nigeria. In that video,...

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