WASHINGTON — Gathering outside the Nigerian Embassy in Washington to mark the 100th day since the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls in Nigeria, protesters urged more effective action to return them home.
“We're here to talk about over 200 girls who are still in captivity, who have been violated, some who are pregnant, who have been put into sex trafficking,” said Faith McDonnell, Religious Liberty Program director of the Institute on Religion and Democracy.
“But that's not the end with Boko Haram,” warned McDonnell, who helped organize the July 24 rally. “That's just the beginning.”
The event commemorated the 100-day anniversary since 276 schoolgirls, most between the ages of 16 and 18,...READ MORE