The Debate

Boko Haram kidnappings: Can Nigerian schoolgirls be protected?

A brazen attack by Islamist terror group Boko Haram has once more sounded the alarm. As many as 100 girls are believed to still be missing after the mass kidnapping in Yobe state. Inevitably it brings back memories of the swoop on a school in Chibok by Boko Haram in 2014, when 270 girls were kidnapped. Boko Haram has been the major threat to peace in the Lake Chad region for over a decade, carrying out a series of bloody attacks. Can it be stopped?


Produced by Michele Barbero, Tatiana Reiter, Tommaso Mazzanti and Laure Fourquet.

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