October 16, 2012

Boko Haram: Nigeria's Most Sadistic Killers

Eli Lake, The Daily Beast

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Nigeria's Boko Haram has been accused of crimes against humanity. In a country where college students are lynched in tough neighborhoods, the most depraved killers are still not considered terrorists by the State Department.

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