Boko Haram

03.08.2014 17:11

is an Islamist group from Nigeria, who has become known for its extremely violent methods to stop western education. Boko Haram actually means "Western education is prohibited". They demand that Muslim sharia law and Islamic schools are to be introduced throughout Nigeria. Since half of the population is Christian attacks takes place on targets in Christian areas. Churches and schools are bombed, especially girls' schools are among favorite targets. Children and adults are shot for the sole reason that they are Christians. The killing has in recent years intensified. Infamous in the world, they became when in April 2014 230 schoolgirls wewe abducted from Nigeria´s only girls' school.

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http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boko_Haram

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