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Thursday, 1 May 2014

Kidnapped Teen Girls Forced To Marry

"Scores of girls kidnapped from a school in northern Nigeria two weeks ago are being forced to marry their Boko Haram abductors, a local human rights group has reported.

Halite Aliyu, of the Borno-Yobe People's Forum, told the Associated Press on Wednesday that more than 200 of the girls who were kidnapped had been sold to fighters for $12 each.

Aliyu said the information given about the mass weddings was coming from villagers in the Sambisa Forest, on Nigeria's border with Cameroon where Boko Haram was known to have a number of hideouts."

Read more here: http://america.aljazeera.com/articles...

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