Somalia: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article that reports on persecution and al shabaab news from Somalia.

For more visit:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3172449/There-no-solution-except-Jihad-path-Allah-Leader-Somali-terror-group-Al-Shabaab-sends-chilling-call-fresh-wave-terror-attacks-east-Africa.html

Kenya: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution and al shabaab news from Kenya (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-33719537
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/07/26/world/garissa-color/
https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/kenya/2015-07-26/sermonizing-al-shabab
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/the.garissa.massacre.stories.from.the.survivors/60079.htm

Cameroon: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution and Boko Haram news from Cameroon.

For more visit:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/08/04/us-nigeria-violence-cameroon-idUSKCN0Q91HS20150804
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/08/3956474/
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/boko-haram-islamists-burn-students-villagers-alive-cameroon-attack-1511771

Nigeria: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution and Boko Haram news from Nigeria (the latest are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2015/aug/04/eyewitness-the-women-and-girls-rescued-from-boko-haram-in-nigeria
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/boko-haram-us-considers-lifting-leahy-law-arms-ban-nigeria-army-frees-100-children-1514018

Nigeria: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution and Boko Haram news from Nigeria (the latest are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/integrating-the-fulani-into-modern-day-nigeria/216392/
http://www.christianpost.com/news/boko-haram-kills-16-christian-fishermen-by-slitting-their-throats-off-the-shores-of-lake-chad-142213/
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/08/3956474/
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/boko.haram.crisis.178.captives.freed/60860.htm
http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/plateau-violence-lalong-constitutes-peace-recommendation-committee/216143/
http://news.yahoo.com/nigeria-army-frees-more-50-women-children-held-190327455.html
http://leadership.ng/news/450605/crisis-6-die-in-2-fulanifarmers-clashes

Nigeria: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution and Boko Haram news from Nigeria (the latest are at the top).

For more visit:
http://allafrica.com/stories/201507290420.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20150728-nigeria-women-children-boko-haram-army-freed-islamist-militants
http://en.africatime.com/articles/nigeria-losses-137billion-annually-due-farmer-herder-conflicts
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/27/us-nigeria-violence-bokoharam-idUSKCN0Q122Z20150727
http://www.informationng.com/2015/07/sen-ben-murray-bruce-proposes-solution-to-fulani-herdsmen-farmers-clashes-in-nigeria.html
http://www.assistnews.net/index.php/component/k2/item/826-nigeria-s-boko-haram-islamists-who-are-they
https://ssl.bbc.com/id/signin?ptrt=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.com%2Fnews%2Fworld-africa-33634607
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/24/world/africa/muhammadu-buhari-says-us-should-arm-nigeria-against-boko-haram.html

Boko Haram Has a New Leader Willing to Negotiate With Nigeria


Originally posted on TIME:

(LAGOS, Nigeria) — Boko Haram has a new commander willing to negotiate with Nigeria’s new government, Chad’s President Idriss Deby announced Wednesday, fueling speculation the extremist group’s previous commander has been killed.

Rumors of the death of Abubakar Shekau have grown since the leader has not appeared for months in videos broadcast by Nigeria’s homegrown Islamic militant group.

“There is somebody apparently called Mahamat Daoud who is said to have replaced Abubakar Shekau, and he wants to negotiate with the Nigerian government,” Deby said in comments broadcast by Chad state radio. He did not say where the information came from.

“I would not advise negotiating with a terrorist,” said Deby, though he himself led one failed attempt last year. Other attempts under Nigeria’s previous government also failed, partly because the group is believed fractured into several factions.

Nigeria’s new President Muhammadu Buhari has said his government is open to talks…

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