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by Oui (Oui) on Fri Aug 18th, 2023 at 01:58:01 PM EST
Overthrow Gaddafi arms trafficking violence Boko Haram Northern Nigeria ... January 2012 a warning from the U.N.

U.N. warns arms from Libya could reach Boko Haram and al-Qaeda | Reuters - Jan. 2012 |

The Libyan civil war may have given militant groups in Africa's Sahel region like Boko Haram and al Qaeda access to large weapons caches, according to a U.N. report?

Evidence of long-range firearms trafficking to the Sahel, including by air from France and from Turkey via Nigeria | UNODC |

In a video, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said his fighters had kidnapped women and children and would treat them as "slaves" in retaliation ...

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Fri Aug 18th, 2023 at 02:00:00 PM EST
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NIGERIA EXPORTING TERROR TO REGION

The regionalization of Boko Haram's threat | July 7, 2015 |

In the early years of 2002 to 2009, Boko Haram was a local sectarian movement with demands confined to the Nigerian context. Gradually, it has radicalized as a result of a repressive policy of the Nigerian state. This policy pushed the organization toward a mass violence strategy, including the use of neighbouring countries as bases of retreat and thus regionalizing its threat.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Fri Aug 18th, 2023 at 02:01:06 PM EST
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