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The Bizarre Coverage of the Two Girls Recovered from Boko Haram This Week

Coverage of two young Nigerian women’s recovery from Boko Haram this week was premature and lacked sensitivity.

Thursday’s incredible news that two of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram were found has captured international attention, but the details surrounding their recovery remain murky. Meanwhile the reactions to the events by both the international media and Nigerian authorities have ranged from clumsy to possibly deceitful.

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