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HRW: Boko Haram Has Taken at Least 500 Women, Girls

The Nigerian government said earlier this month that it is in regionally mediated talks with Boko Haram to negotiate the release of 219 missing schoolgirls taken from their dormitories in April. However, the Chibok girls were not an isolated incident. In the past week alone, local media have reported two separate incidents in the northeast in which dozens of women and girls were grabbed. Human Rights Watch says in a report released Monday that Boko Haram has taken at least 500 women and...

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