Abducted Nigerian girls spark protests across country

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Nigeria - Police escorted demonstrators into Lagos on 1 May, 2014. Protestors have demanded stronger action from government to secure the release of the schoolgirls who were abducted weeks ago. eNCA

NIGERIA – The abduction of over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls has inspired a social media campaign under the banner #bringourgirlsback

The campaign is aimed at raising awareness about  the missing girls, who have not been seen in weeks. 

The girls were abducted from their school during a night raid by suspected extremists.

They were allegedly rounded up onto large trucks, but some managed to escape en route.

* For more on this story, watch the video in the gallery above.

 

@Austynzogs:@Gidi_Traffic BIKO HARAM to Boko Haram: Please Free and #BringBackOurGirls and STOP the senseless attacks and bombings #Nigeria

 

 

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