New video of "Chibok girls" puts pressure on Nigerian government

New video of "Chibok girls" puts pressure on Nigerian government
By Seamus Kearney
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Emotional parents have identified some of their daughters, kidnapped from a school in the town of Chibok two years ago

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There is relief that they are still alive, but also anger that authorities are no closer to winning their release.

A new video showing more than a dozen of the 219 schoolgirls held by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram has emerged in Nigeria.

It's been 2 years since #ChibokGirls abduction by #BokoHaram. Time to #BringBackOurGirls. https://t.co/rchQSk05pmpic.twitter.com/DvlKxiAdXo

— AmnestyInternational (@amnesty) April 14, 2016

Emotional parents have identified some of their daughters, kidnapped from a school in the town of Chibok two years ago.

There is new pressure on the government to explain what it is doing to try to find the girls, who were sitting exams when captured.

Protesters today took to the streets on the second anniversary of the kidnapping, accusing authorities of not doing enough.

A global online social media campaign called #BringBackOurGirls has also been calling for more action on the case.

It's 2 YEARS of #ChibokGirls abduction. Please use this icon & #HopeEndures & #BringBackOurGirls in their honour. pic.twitter.com/0oZNoPbfor

— #BringBackOurGirls (@BBOG_Nigeria) April 14, 2016

I Share Your Pains, Buhari Tells Parents Of The Abducted Chibok Girls https://t.co/FvOyuO6xS7pic.twitter.com/RGFPokrHiM

— NTA News (@NTANewsNow) April 14, 2016

Malala Yousafzai’s open letter to parents of the kidnapped #ChibokGirls.https://t.co/AjryV6MIFlpic.twitter.com/VL6bBw3FEL

— Newsweek Europe (@NewsweekEurope) April 14, 2016

Malala to Chibok girls' families 2 years later: 'I write this letter with a heavy heart.' https://t.co/6yqUbvy96vpic.twitter.com/45VzZT1IFR

— Women for Women Intl (@WomenforWomen) April 14, 2016

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