ICC Note: Boko Haram continues to devastate northern Nigeria with suicide bombings, kidnapping and rape. Throughout their seven-year insurgency, they’ve murdered upwards of 20,000 people, especially targeting Christians and pastors, having destroyed at least 13,000 churches. They have also become notorious for abducting Christian women and forcibly converting them to Islam, subjecting them to sexual slavery. The following report shows the faces of survivors after living through devastation.
By Thomas Page
4/16/16 Maiduguri, Nigeria (CNN) – Fati Abubakar knew something was wrong when a local preacher started to draw larger crowds with his outspoken rhetoric.