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Ex-Boko Haram Captives: Militants Obsessed With Marriage, Subjugation

As it took over huge parts of Nigeria’s northeast last year, Boko Haram fighters were looking not just to indoctrinate female captives to their brand of radical Islam, but also to marry them. The group also used marriage to subjugate its captives. During the five months the Boko Haram extremist group held Kolo Telba captive, the militants took away one of her sons, never to be seen again, and let another one become so sick that he died shortly after the Nigerian military rescued Telba...

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