The Chibok girls : the Boko Haram kidnappings and Islamist militancy in Nigeria / Helon Habila.

By: Habila, Helon, 1967- [aut]Language: English Series: Penguin special: Publisher: [London] : Penguin Books, 2017Publisher: [London] : Penguin Books, 2017Description: 127 pages map 19 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780241980897Other title: Boko Haram kidnappings and Islamist militancy in NigeriaSubject(s): Boko Haram | 2000-talet | Kidnappningar | Terrorism | Kidnapping -- Nigeria -- Chibok Local Government Area | Schoolgirls -- Crimes against -- Nigeria -- Chibok Local Government Area | Terrorism -- Nigeria -- History -- 21st century | Nigeria -- ChibokDDC classification: 364.15408352096698 Other classification: Kpcdd.6 | Ocf-pcdd:bf Boko Haram Summary: An urgent Penguin Special investigating the 2014 mass-kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls by the world's deadliest terrorists On 14th April 2014, 276 girls disappeared from a secondary school in northern Nigeria, kidnapped by the world's deadliest terror group. A tiny number have escaped back to their families but over 200 remain missing. Reporting from inside the traumatised and blockaded community of Chibok, Helon Habila tracks down the survivors and the bereaved. Two years after the attack, he bears witness to their stories and to their grief. And moving from the personal to the political, he presents a comprehensive indictment of Boko Haram, tracing the circumstances of their ascent and the terrible fallout of their ongoing presence in Nigeria.
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An urgent Penguin Special investigating the 2014 mass-kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls by the world's deadliest terrorists On 14th April 2014, 276 girls disappeared from a secondary school in northern Nigeria, kidnapped by the world's deadliest terror group. A tiny number have escaped back to their families but over 200 remain missing. Reporting from inside the traumatised and blockaded community of Chibok, Helon Habila tracks down the survivors and the bereaved. Two years after the attack, he bears witness to their stories and to their grief. And moving from the personal to the political, he presents a comprehensive indictment of Boko Haram, tracing the circumstances of their ascent and the terrible fallout of their ongoing presence in Nigeria.

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