Some 100 grieving parents gathered at the school in Chibok, Nigeria from which their daughters were kidnapped two years ago by the Islamic terror group Boko Haram. DW's Adrian Kriesch met with some of the parents to listen to their stories.
Fourteen people have been killed and dozens hurt in multiple suicide attacks in Maiduguri, the state capital of Borno. The city is the worst hit by Boko Haram's eight-year insurgency.
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.
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.
The militant Islamist group Boko Haram has been terrorizing parts of northeast Nigeria for years. The violence is pushing the region to the brink of a hunger crisis.
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