Epoch Times Africa Reports — Sex Slavery Driving Jihadism in Nigeria: Group

American activists decrying the Christian genocide in Nigeria are asserting that jihadist violence is motivated partly by an effort to enslave women and girls. “Most of the individuals captured by Boko Haram jihadists are young women and girls taken by force and trafficked as slave concubines,” the Committee to Free Nigerian Slaves (CFNS) said a statement. CFNS members demonstrated against the practice around a billboard in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, on June 5. “They endure horrendous abuse and mistreatment. An example of one of these victims is displayed on the billboard: She is 18-year-old Leah Sharibu, kidnapped from her school in Dapchi, Nigeria, in 2018,” event organizer Stephen Enada told The Epoch Times. Because Sharibu refused to renounce her Christian faith, she has been condemned to lifelong enslavement and is reportedly still in captivity in Northeastern Nigeria, according to the Leah Foundation in Dapchi. The CFNS made the same claim at a demonstration in …Africa News | The Epoch TimesRead MoreAfrica, World, genocide, Jihad, Nigeria, sex slavery

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