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Displaced Nigerians Return Home to Find Ruin

In the wake of advances by Nigeria’s military against Boko Haram insurgents in the country’s northeast, people displaced during years of violence are trickling back home to find their lives in ruin. Homa Luka returned home to Michika to a backyard full of dead people.  Like most Michika residents, he fled the northeastern town when Boko Haram took it over in September. When he came back, he saw that the insurgents had turned his land into a cemetery. “When we came back we...

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