One of the Chibok school girls abducted by Boko Haram militants 2 years ago has been found. Reports say Nigerian soldiers discovered the traumatized girl wandering in the forest, carrying a child.
The individuals have received prison sentences, but the government has refused to divulge other details, such as the names of the accused or charges faced. The mass trials have drawn criticism for a lack of transparency.
Zanna Bukar Mustapha, who founded two schools offering free education to children affected by the Boko Haram insurgency, has won the Nansen Refugee Award given out by the UN Refugee Agency.
The trial of more than 2,000 suspected Boko Haram members started in Nigeria on Monday. It is the beginning of a legal marathon, but many observers doubt the trials can be carried out successfully.
A Boko Haram ambush on an oil survey team and an ensuing battle with Nigerian security forces has left more than 50 people dead. Details are still emerging about exactly what happened.
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