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#BringBackOurGirls

Boko Haram Kidnapping - 14 Apr 2015
It has been a year since Boko Haram Islamic militants seized more than 200 schoolgirlsfrom Chibok, a community deep inside an area of northeastern Nigeria the fighters claimed as their caliphate.
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May 09, 2014
A sign is seen pinned to a tree during a demonstration against the kidnapping of school girls in Nigeria,...
London, United Kingdom
A sign is seen pinned to a tree during a demonstration against the kidnapping of school girls in Nigeria,...
A sign is seen pinned to a tree during a demonstration against the kidnapping of school girls in Nigeria, outside the Nigerian Embassy in London May 9, 2014. The United States is considering a request by Nigeria to provide surveillance aircraft and intelligence to find more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Thursday. REUTERS/ Olivia Harris (BRITAIN - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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May 13, 2014
Nigerians take part in a protest, called by Malaga's Nigerian women Association, for the release of the...
Malaga, Spain
Nigerians take part in a protest, called by Malaga's Nigerian women Association, for the release of the...
Nigerians take part in a protest, called by Malaga's Nigerian women Association, for the release of the abducted secondary school girls in the remote village of Chibok in Nigeria, at La Merced square in Malaga, southern Spain May 13, 2014. The leader of the Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram has offered to release more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by his fighters last month in exchange for its members being held in detention, according to a video posted on YouTube on Monday. REUTERS/Jon Nazca (SPAIN - Tags: CRIME LAW RELIGION POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
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May 21, 2014
Rachel Daniel, 35, holds up a picture of her abducted daughter Rose Daniel, 17, as her son Bukar, 7,...
Maiduguri, Nigeria
Rachel Daniel holds up a picture of her abducted daughter Rose Daniel, as her son Bukar, sits beside...
Rachel Daniel, 35, holds up a picture of her abducted daughter Rose Daniel, 17, as her son Bukar, 7, sits beside her at her home in Maiduguri May 21, 2014. Rose was abducted along with more than 200 of her classmates on April 14 by Boko Haram militants from a secondary school in Chibok, Borno state. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
NIGERIA-GIRLS/USA
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May 21, 2014
Nigerian teenager Deborah Peters, the sole survivor of a Boko Haram attack on her family in 2011, speaks...
Washington, UNITED STATES
Nigerian survivor of Boko Haram violence speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington
Nigerian teenager Deborah Peters, the sole survivor of a Boko Haram attack on her family in 2011, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington May 21, 2014. Peters was on Capitol Hill to attend a hearing by the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Boko Haram: The Growing Threat to Schoolgirls, Nigeria, and Beyond. Peters says she knows at least one of the kidnapped girls. With her are Representative Eliot Engel (L) (D-NY), and Ed Royce (R-CA).
REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
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June 05, 2014
U.S. congressman Louie Gohmert speaks with three girls, who escaped after they were abducted in the remote...
Lagos, Nigeria
U.S. congressman Louie Gohmert speaks with three girls, who escaped after they were abducted in the remote...
U.S. congressman Louie Gohmert speaks with three girls, who escaped after they were abducted in the remote village of Chibok, while they are covered in white sheets at a news conference in Lagos June 5, 2014. Several mothers of girls being held in?Nigeria?by militant group?Boko Haram?gathered in?Lagos?on Thursday, where non-government organisations and Gohmert offered them therapy and support. Boko Haram, a militant group waging a campaign to create an Islamic state in the region, abducted 276 girls from a?school?in Chibok on April 14. The three girls were covered in white sheets to protect their identities for fear of repercussions. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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May 21, 2014
Members of a vigilante group of traditional hunters pose for a picture at their camp in Maiduguri May...
Maiduguri, Nigeria
Members of a vigilante group of traditional hunters pose for a picture at their camp in Maiduguri
Members of a vigilante group of traditional hunters pose for a picture at their camp in Maiduguri May 21, 2014. About 100 traditional hunters from villages in Borno state have gathered in a camp in Maiduguri and volunteered to hunt for Boko Haram to the local government. The local government gives them two meals per day, they say. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
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October 14, 2014
Isaac Rebecca, one of the girls that escaped from the Boko Haram camp, is comforted during a protest...
Abuja, Nigeria
Rebecca, one of the girls that escaped from the Boko Haram camp, is comforted during a protest march,...
Isaac Rebecca, one of the girls that escaped from the Boko Haram camp, is comforted during a protest march, in continuation of the Global Week of Action to commemorate six months since the abduction of the 219 Chibok school girls, organized by the Abuja "Bring Back Our Girls" protest group to the Presidential Villa, in Abuja October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde(NIGERIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW POLITICS)
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May 14, 2014
Activist Aisha Yesufu, 40, prays in her home in Abuja May 13, 2014. Yesufu, a businesswoman who is originally...
Abuja, Nigeria
Activist Aisha Yesufu prays in her home in Abuja
Activist Aisha Yesufu, 40, prays in her home in Abuja May 13, 2014. Yesufu, a businesswoman who is originally from Kano and has two children, has joined daily protests calling for the release of secondary school girls abducted from the remote village of Chibok. "I see myself as a Chibok girl 23 years ago in Kano. I grew up poor and when you grow up poor in this part of the world you are defenseless," she said. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: POLITICS EDUCATION RELIGION CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW)
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July 23, 2014
Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, former Minster of Education and a "Bring Back Our Girls" campaigner, addresses...
Abuja, Nigeria
Dr Ezekwesili addresses supporters at the Unity Fountain, on the 100th day of the abductions of more...
Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, former Minster of Education and a "Bring Back Our Girls" campaigner, addresses supporters at the Unity Fountain, on the 100th day of the abductions of more than 200 school girls by the Boko Haram, in Abuja July 23, 2014. One hundred days after the Nigerian school girls from the northeastern village of Chibok were kidnapped by Islamists Boko Haram, their parents say they will never give up hope of their safe return and they held a commemorative ceremony with supporters of the 'Bring Back our Girls' campaign. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde (NIGERIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
NIGERIA-VIOLENCE/
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June 05, 2014
Hauwa Nkaki, mother of one of more than 200 girls abducted in the remote village of Chibok, cries as...
Lagos, Nigeria
Hauwa Nkaki, mother of one of more than 200 girls abducted in the remote village of Chibok, cries as...
Hauwa Nkaki, mother of one of more than 200 girls abducted in the remote village of Chibok, cries as she reacts during a news conference on the girls in Lagos June 5, 2014. Several mothers of girls being held in?Nigeria?by militant group?Boko Haram?gathered in?Lagos?on Thursday, where non-government organisations and a U.S. state congressman offered them therapy and support. Boko Haram, a militant group waging a campaign to create an Islamic state in the region, abducted 276 girls from a?school?in Chibok on April 14. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST)
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May 22, 2014
A demonstrator reacts during the "Bring Back Our Girls" march to the presidential villa to deliver a...
Abuja, Nigeria
A demonstrator reacts during the "Bring Back Our Girls" march to the presidential villa in Abuja
A demonstrator reacts during the "Bring Back Our Girls" march to the presidential villa to deliver a protest letter to Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja, calling for the release of the Nigerian schoolgirls in Chibok who were kidnapped by Islamist militant group Boko Haram, May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST)
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May 21, 2014
Chiroma Maina (R) holds a picture of her abducted daughter Comfort Amos, next to her husband Jonah and...
Maiduguri, Nigeria
Chiroma Maina holds a picture of her abducted daughter Comfort Amos, next to her husband Jonah and her...
Chiroma Maina (R) holds a picture of her abducted daughter Comfort Amos, next to her husband Jonah and her daughter Helen, at their home in Maiduguri May 21, 2014. Comfort Amos was abducted on April 14 by Boko Haram militants along with more than 200 of her classmates from a secondary school in Chibok, Borno state. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
NIGERIA-GIRLS/
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May 15, 2014
A woman shouts during a vigil in Abuja calling for the release of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted in the...
Abuja, Nigeria
A woman shouts during a vigil in Abuja calling for the release of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted in Chibok...
A woman shouts during a vigil in Abuja calling for the release of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted in the remote village of Chibok, May 15, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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May 14, 2014
A student wears red ribbons to express solidarity with the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls from the remote...
Abuja, Nigeria
A student wears red ribbons to express solidarity with the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls in Abuja
A student wears red ribbons to express solidarity with the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls from the remote area of Chibok, as she does maths exercise at the Regent Secondary School in Abuja, May 14, 2014. Nigeria's government signalled a willingness on Tuesday to negotiate with Islamist militants holding more than 200 schoolgirls, a month after the kidnapping that has provoked global outrage. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: EDUCATION CRIME LAW)
NIGERIA-GIRLS
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May 13, 2014
Nigerians take part in a protest, called by Malaga's Nigerian women Association, for the release of the...
Malaga, Spain
Nigerians take part in a protest for the release of the abducted secondary school girls from the remote...
Nigerians take part in a protest, called by Malaga's Nigerian women Association, for the release of the abducted secondary school girls from the remote village of Chibok in Nigeria, at La Merced square in Malaga, southern Spain May 13, 2014. The leader of the Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram has offered to release more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by his fighters last month in exchange for its members being held in detention, according to a video posted on YouTube on Monday. REUTERS/Jon Nazca (SPAIN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW POLITICS)
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May 12, 2014
Students join a protest demanding the release of the abducted secondary school girls in the remote village...
Lagos, Nigeria
Students join a protest demanding the release of the abducted secondary school girls in the remote village...
Students join a protest demanding the release of the abducted secondary school girls in the remote village of Chibok, along a road in Lagos May 12, 2014. The leader of the Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram has said he will release more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by his fighters last month in exchange for prisoners, according to a video seen by Agence France-Presse on Monday. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST POLITICS RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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May 11, 2014
Churchgoers pray for the release of secondary school girls abducted from in the remote village of Chibok,...
Abuja, Nigeria
Churchgoers pray for the release of secondary school girls abducted from in the remote village of Chibok,...
Churchgoers pray for the release of secondary school girls abducted from in the remote village of Chibok, at an Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA) church in Abuja May 11, 2014. Nigeria's army has posted two divisions to hunt for 200 schoolgirls abducted last month by Islamist rebels in an attack condemned globally. REUTERS/Joe Penney (NIGERIARELIGION UNREST - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW RELIGION)
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May 10, 2014
A woman, wearing a pin in the colors of the Nigerian flag, holds a carnation while taking part in a prayer...
New York, UNITED STATES
A woman, wearing a pin in the colors of the Nigerian flag, holds a carnation while taking part in a prayer...
A woman, wearing a pin in the colors of the Nigerian flag, holds a carnation while taking part in a prayer vigil for abducted Nigerian schoolgirls outside the Consulate General of Nigeria in Manhattan, New York May 10, 2014. Boko Haram kidnapped more than 250 girls from a secondary school in Chibok in remote northeastern Nigeria on April 14 and has threatened to sell them into slavery. REUTERS/Gaia Squarci (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
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April 14, 2014
Bystanders react as victims of a bomb blast arrive at the Asokoro General Hospital in Abuja April 14,...
Abuja, Nigeria
Bystanders react as victims of a bomb blast arrive at the Asokoro General Hospital in Abuja
Bystanders react as victims of a bomb blast arrive at the Asokoro General Hospital in Abuja April 14, 2014. A morning rush-hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a Nigerian bus station near the capital on Monday, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency after the first such attack on Abuja for two years. Suspicion fell on Boko Haram, though there was no immediate claim of responsibility from the Islamist group mainly active in the northeast. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde (NIGERIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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July 05, 2014
Campaigners attend a speak-out session for the "Bring Back Our Girls" campaign in the rain near Nigeria's...
Lagos, Nigeria
Campaigners attend a speak-out session for the "Bring Back Our Girls" campaign in the rain near Nigeria's...
Campaigners attend a speak-out session for the "Bring Back Our Girls" campaign in the rain near Nigeria's Lagos Marina July 5, 2014. Eleven weeks after the school girls were snatched by Boko Haram insurgents from the northeastern village of Chibok, near the Cameroon border, on April 14, 219 girls still remain in captivity. Under the "Bring Back Our Girls" initiative, activists have been staging daily protests to keep up the pressure on authorities. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye(NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
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June 07, 2014
A policeman sitting at the back of a truck makes a phone call before the start of a speak-out session...
Lagos, Nigeria
A policeman sitting at the back of a truck makes a phone call before the start of a speak-out session...
A policeman sitting at the back of a truck makes a phone call before the start of a speak-out session of 'bring back our girls' rally in Lagos June 7, 2014. Nigerians protest against the abduction of more than 200 school girls by Islamist Boko Haram on Friday (June 6) condemned escalating insurgency in the northeastern parts of the country. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS RELIGION CIVIL UNREST)
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May 22, 2014
A protester addresses the "Bring Back Our Girls" protest group as they march to the presidential villa...
Abuja, Nigeria
A protester addresses the "Bring Back Our Girls" protest group as they march to the presidential villa...
A protester addresses the "Bring Back Our Girls" protest group as they march to the presidential villa to deliver a protest letter to Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja, calling for the release of the Nigerian schoolgirls in Chibok who were kidnapped by Islamist militant group Boko Haram, May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST)
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May 22, 2014
A poster with the Twitter campaign hashtag #BringBackOurGirls is seen during a prayer vigil showing support...
Madrid, Spain
A poster with #BringBackOurGirls is seen during a prayer vigil showing support for Nigerian schoolgirls...
A poster with the Twitter campaign hashtag #BringBackOurGirls is seen during a prayer vigil showing support for Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by militant group Boko Haram, outside the Nigerian Embassy in Madrid May 22, 2014. Boko Haram gunmen stormed a school outside the remote northeastern town of Chibok on April 14, carting some 270 girls away in trucks. More than 50 have since escaped but at least 200 remain in captivity, as do scores of other girls kidnapped previously. REUTERS/Susana Vera (SPAIN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST RELIGION SOCIETY)
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