DW correspondent Adrian Kriesch speaks to a family desperate for news on the whereabouts of their kidnapped daughter. Boko Haram insurgents are suspected of targeting teenagers in the town of Dapchi.
Deadly clashes between government troops and Shiite Muslims have raised fears that another conflict is about to get out of hand in Nigeria. Civil society is calling on the central government not to repeat past mistakes.
Nigerian group CJTF has released over 800 children from its ranks after agreeing to end child recruitment in its fight against Boko Haram. UN officials warn that many other militias still use children as fighters.
The execution of the 24-year-old was filmed and sent to a Nigerian news platform. Hauwa Liman had been kidnapped from the refugee center where she was working with two other medical workers in Borno state last March.
Five months ago, Boko Haram kidnapped more than 100 schoolgirls. Four weeks later, the terrorists let the girls go. But for many of them, a self-determined and normal life seems out of reach. A report by Adrian Kriesch.
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