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Nigerian Girls Abducted and Threatened with Slavery: Michelle Obama denounces the actions of Boko Haram

Thursday 1 May 2014

While the International Community mobilises to come to the aid of the young student kidnapped by the Islamist sect Boko Haram April 14, 2014, Michelle Obama gave a speech on 10 May, the day before Mother’s Day in the United States, to denounce this appalling attck on women’s rights, and to express ’[her] revulsion and [her] sorrow after the abduction of over 200 Nigerians.’ The fundamentalists of Boko Haram have threatend to reduce these young girls to slavery.

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