Boko Haram Case Study

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The Case of Children’s Abduction by Boko Haram:
A Challenge of Children’s Rights Implementation

Abstract: Human Rights is a norm that describes human behavior, and it is protected in legal rights whether in national or even international law. The importance of human rights has been implemented in Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 by United Nations. Every country that signed the declaration has to abide the declaration. In Nigeria, Nowadays, there is some case that victimized more than 200 schoolgirls. A jihad group called Boko Haram abducted the schoolgirls. Boko haram is a jihad group, which forbids a western education. It leads by Abubakar Shekau, which became a most wanted man in Nigeria. Because of this case, I want to emphasize
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There is different define between UN and Nigeria Government. It consequently creates a dilemma of child.
However, it does not affect to Boko Haram case, which is abduct by them even if the victims are 200 schoolgirls. It means that they are still in below age of 16 until 18. And it still related to Children’s Rights.
The 200 schoolgirls Abduction by Boko Haram
On April 14, 2014 Boko Haram abducted 276 schoolgirls in the village of Chibok, and 56 girls had been escaped from this kidnapped by Boko Haram. Those girls were kidnapped after they finished their school time. And they forced to become a slave, army, and they have to convert to islam. However they should wear their fail, if Boko Haram’s army seen them without any fail, they would shoot them, the victims.
And from reported that, every girl who has returned from Boko Haram’s camp, mostly they are pregnant. There is a victim who escaped from the kidnapping by Boko Haram, and she told what has been said by the kidnappers that “You are only coming to school for prostitution.” And because of the dust on the roads and the penetrating darkness, some girls managed to escape and run bare foot in the nights to

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