quarta-feira, 29 de outubro de 2014

Nigeria minimizes violence in its negotiations with the Boko Haram

For the Nigerian Foreign Minister, Aminu Wali, negotiations with the Boko Haram, which arise in Chad, are not at risk, and there is even the possibility of putting on the table the recém-sequestrados case of a German citizen kidnapped last week while a compatriot was killed by an armed group.

Conclusion of joint #Nigeria visit: #Steinmeier+@laurentfabius meet w/ Pres.Jonathan. @GovtOfNigeria @JGoodlucktweets pic.twitter.com/w7nka4N51W

The responsible French diplomatic claims to be essential to maintain the fight against the fundamentalists: "we support you in your fight against terrorism, against the Boko Haram. Is a necessary fight. Not only to Nigeria, but for the entire region. "

Press Conference with Aminu Bashir Wali Muhammad, MFA of the #Nigeria and FW #Steinmeier cc @AuswaertigesAmt pic.twitter.com/3rXVHdLEPt

The abduction of more than 200 girls happened six months ago, during a night of mid-April, in a school of Chibock, the Northern Nigerian state of Borno. The case shocked the world and followed civil campaigns through the internet appeal to Islamic Group for the release of the students. Without success.

According to a report released recently by the organization Human Rights Watch (HRW or Portuguese Human Rights Observatory), mas de 500 girls and women have been kidnapped in Nigeria by Boko Haram extremist since the beginning of the revolt of the group against the local government, in 2009. The HRW accuses the Nigerian authorities have treated lightly the case of 200 girls abducted in April.

#Interactive Timeline of Boko Haram Abductions: April 2013 â€" July 2014 http://t.co/0eooHPUpp4 #BringBackOurGirls pic.twitter.com/grXnJwFdT5

Last week, some 30 children were kidnapped in another case related to Boko Haram. Since the end of last week, at least 17 people were killed after new attack, again in Borno, appointed the affection to the militant Islamic fundamentalist group.

Boko Haram has abducted more women despite claims of a Nigeria cease-fire http://t.co/WuFHKTTfdz pic.twitter.com/r8kxJ0lRfW

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