If confirmed, the rescue of another Chibok abductee is wonderful news — though the group of missing schoolgirls represent just a fraction of the children kidnapped by Boko Haram.
On Second Anniversary of Chibok Kidnapping, the Man Who Started #BringBackOurGirls Dismisses Critics
Two years after 276 students were abducted from a town in northeast Nigeria by Islamic militant group Boko Haram, VICE News spoke to the lawyer who started a hashtag campaign to raise awareness of it.
Parents and friends of the 219 missing girls kidnapped from a school in northeast Nigeria two years ago today have reacted with joy to video released today appearing to show some of them alive.
#BringBackOurGirls was one of the most ambitious, inspired, and ultimately ill-fated social media campaigns of the year.
Remember when the internet used to be fun?
The #IceBucketChallenge is the latest in lazy, narcissistic "hashtag activism." If you want to change the world, you're not going to do it by tweeting, wearing a tacky bracelet, or dumping ice water over your head.
Six months ago, as it swept into the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah in Iraq, ISIS was looking a lot less triumphant in Syria. Since then, ISIS has rampaged even further into Iraq, enabling them to turn their attention back to Syria, now armed with a...
The image of a young African girl has punctuated news and social media feeds for over a month now. It first gained the attention of millions as a Twitter post calling for the release of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by the terror group...
Encouraging military intervention with a hashtag isn't going to help save the 300 kidnapped Nigerian girls.
Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of over 300 girls, while Nigeria's first lady reportedly denied that it ever happened.