Lake Chad Crisis

The Lake Chad Crisis: Urgent, Complex, and Almost Completely Ignored

#In the first world, we generally understand our privilege when compared to many other countries. We know that there’s more terrorism in the Middle East, less government stability in Venezuela, and the Maldives is disappearing due to climate change. What we never hear about, however, is the Lake Chad Crisis.
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The Boko Haram Crisis: A State of War, A Cry For Peace

“Suspected Islamist Boko Haram gunmen have attacked three villages in northern Nigeria, killing 28 people and burning houses to the ground in a pattern of violence that has become almost a daily occurrence, police and witnesses have said.” This is just one of the many latest headlines that we are seeing surrounding the crises in Boko Haram.
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#BringBackOurGirls

Recently we covered the Nigerian kidnapping of the 200 schoolgirls. While in the midst of exam time a boarding school was invaded in the middle of the night, security and police offers were killed in the stampede and the gang found a large group of girls in the dormitory. They gathered the more than 250 girls at gunpoint and loaded them into a truck before fleeing into the forest.
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