Boko Haram’s brutal rise to power: Reinvigorating an ancient slave trade and using children as human bombs

After days of razing villages and massacres, Boko Haram finished the week with its most chilling atrocity. As shoppers bustled through the Saturday market in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a device worn by a 10-year-old girl exploded near the entrance. A witness said the child probably had no idea that a bomb had been strapped…

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