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"Leah Sharibu's story: her voice against religious persecution"



Stop for a minute and think about how amazing your life was as a child, back to those light-hearted days. We used to wake up and eat cereals and milk in a bowl, and the only worries we had were homeworks and who to play with in the afternoon.


Unfortunately, this does not happen with some Nigerian kids. In these months, the voices of thousands of people from all parts of the world are rising to echo Leah Sharibu’s voice. It has been four years since she was kidnapped along with 110 schoolgirls aged 11-19 years old from Dapchi Government Girls' Science and Technical College by Boko Haram terrorists.


We may consider proper-safe education and religious freedom as essential, but in Nigeria they are not that obvious. The wide range of fundamental rights including freedom of conscience and religion, recognized by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has been compromised for years by the violence of terrorist organizations such as Boko Haram, and Fulani militants. In addition, countries like Benue, Plateau, Taraba, Adamawa, Kaduna, Kwara, Borno, Zamfara are threaten by lack of food, extremist ideologies, inappropriate governance, and the increasing flowing of firearms due to the ongoing instability in Libya. Ima