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UN Calls for Global Response to Stop Boko Haram Terror Threat

Delegates to a special U.N. session are urging a more vigorous global response to stop the terrorist threat posed by the militant Nigerian group Boko Haram. They say the group still presents a serious danger despite recent military setbacks. In opening the meeting, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein said the appalling atrocities committed by Boko Haram have created a human rights crisis resulting in at least 15,000 deaths since 2009 in northern Nigeria and the...

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