The terrorist group Boko Haram on Monday launched a propaganda video purporting to indicate no less than 14 of the stolen Chibok women, with a spokesperson amongst them claiming that they might not return to their mother and father and Nigeria.
The 20-minute-long video, obtained by AFP is the primary since May final yr, when one other girl who additionally claimed to be among the many 219 seized from the city in Borno state stated she needed to remain.
Both movies will compound the struggling of the women’ households and buddies but in addition point out the extent to which they could have turn out to be influenced by their captors.
Watch the video on AFP You Tube account:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vj_kvp1GZDQ
All of those that have been proven on digicam have been carrying black or blue hijabs and no less than three have been carrying infants.
One of the scholars, her face coated by a veil, stated: “We are the Chibok women that you just cry for us to return to you. By the grace of Allah, we is not going to return to you.
“Poor souls, we pity our different Chibok women who selected to return to Nigeria. Allah blessed you and introduced you to the caliphate so that you can worship your creator.
“But instead you chose to return to unbelief.”
It was not clear when or the place the newest message, in Hausa and the native Chibok language, was recorded or whether or not those that appeared on digicam have been underneath duress.
The girl talking stated the Boko Haram factional chief Abubakar Shekau had “married us off”.
“We live in comfort. He provides us with everything. We lack nothing,” she added.
Shekau was additionally seen, firing a heavy machine gun and making a 13-minute-long sermon by which he stated the remaining women had “understood the folly” of secular training.
Boko Haram’s title broadly interprets into English from the Hausa that’s extensively spoken in northern Nigeria as “Western education is sinful”.
The group has repeatedly attacked and destroyed faculties educating a secular curriculum in its marketing campaign to create a hardline Islamic state in northeast Nigeria.
The jihadists seized 276 college students from the Government Girls Secondary School within the largely Christian city on April 14, 2014, triggering international condemnation.
Fifty-nine of them managed to flee within the hours that adopted. A marketing campaign for the discharge of their classmates has had the assist of Hollywood stars to international leaders.
A complete of 107 women have now been both discovered, rescued or launched as a part of authorities negotiations with the Islamic State group affiliate.
They have now returned to the northeast and are again in training on the American University of Nigeria, within the Adamawa state capital, Yola.
On January four, the Nigerian military stated it had rescued one other of the women’ classmates within the Pulka area of Borno, close to the border with Cameroon.
Boko Haram has used kidnapping as a weapon of battle within the battle, which has killed no less than 20,000 individuals in northeast Nigeria and displaced greater than 2.6 million.
Thousands of ladies and younger women have been seized and held hostage, together with as intercourse slaves, whereas males and younger boys have been forcibly recruited to combat alongside the militants.
The video additionally reveals a gaggle of police girls, who have been additionally kidnapped in Borno state final yr.