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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Abubakar Shekau
The Nigerian jihadist group responsible for kidnapping 223 schoolgirls in April issued a new video Saturday mocking the #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign that even U.S. first lady Michelle Obama participated in.
Under the guns of their captors, dozens of barefoot girls sat huddled together wearing gray Muslim veils as they chanted Quranic verses in Arabic. Some Christians among them said they had converted to Islam.
Last weekend, 11 Nigerian girls were kidnapped in two remote villages in northeastern Nigeria, adding to the nearly 300 girls who are currently missing in that part of the country.
The leader of Nigeria's extremist Islamic sect threatens to burn down more schools and kill teachers. But he denies his fighters are killing children.
The leader of the radical Islamic terrorist network Boko Haram has denied in a video that his group is taking part in any peace talks with Nigeria's government, as fighters linked to the group attacked a military base Sunday, leaving at least 20 people dead.
She told AP that she will be among women marching in Abuja on Wednesday to protest the government's failure to rescue the girls.
"Girls, you should go and get married," Abubakar Shekau said, adding that they would be married off because "they are our slaves."