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August 6th, 2014
10:10 PM ET

Erin Burnett reports on new hope for missing Boko Haram girls

On April 14 2014, 276 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped under the cover of darkness. The perpetrator: Boko Haram.

On Wednesday, at the U.S.-Africa Summit in Washington, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan met with Vice President Joe Biden to discuss reining in the terror group.

This comes as the Wall Street Journal reports U.S. surveillance planes flying over Nigeria may have spotted some of the girls.

But are officials doing enough to get the girls back?

CNN's Erin Burnett reports.

Watch the above video for the OutFront host's full story.

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  1. jsmithkansas

    I think that every group of women – high school, college, university, young mothers, older mothers, grandmas, and women's activists, pluscaring men of any age – need to stage protests against this outrage on a given day and time around the world. We cannot remain silent and let this kind of mass rape continue. Next to Hitler, it's the most horrendous crime I recall in my lifetime. I am 69 years of age. Please, BRING BACK OUR GIRLS!

    August 26, 2014 at 10:07 pm | Reply
  2. jsmithkansas

    Our governments can't do enough, as far as I'm concerned, to get those young girls back. If Boko Haram gets away with a kidnapping on this scale and the girls are not rescued, it will encourage other terrorist groups to do the same. The Hillcrest School was founded by the Church of the Brethren there more than 100 years ago, and they always had good relationships with local Muslim people. It's a crime that a radical group like the Boko Haram gives all Muslims a bad reputation and ruins the possibility of having a peaceful society. .
    The Boko Haram are not good Muslims. The Boko Haram are downright criminals. If they were Christians and acted like this, they wouldn't be good Christians, either.

    August 23, 2014 at 10:36 pm | Reply

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