Boko Haram Turns Female Captives Into Terrorists

  Originally posted by DIONNE SEARCEY on APRIL 7, 2016 on The New York Times— “Hold the bomb under your armpit to keep it steady, the women and girls were taught. Sever your enemy’s head from behind, to minimize struggling. “If you cut from the back of the neck, they die faster,” said Rahila Amos, a Nigerian … More Boko Haram Turns Female Captives Into Terrorists

Report: Alarming rise in child suicide bombers used by Boko Haram

Originally posted on Yahoo News Digest on April 12, 2016— “The number of children used by Nigeria’s Boko Haram to stage suicide bombings has risen more than tenfold in one of the most “horrific” aspects of the Islamist insurgency, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Experts said the group, which has been weakened by a multinational … More Report: Alarming rise in child suicide bombers used by Boko Haram