UN condemns Boko Haram attacks, urges African nations to act

For the first time, the UN Security Council has condemned Boko Haram’s attacks as a whole. The Islamist group poses a threat to the region, the council has warned, urging African nations to act.

Ahead of a key regional meeting in Niger on Tuesday, the UN Security Council spoke out against Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

“The Security Council demands that Boko Haram immediately and unequivocally cease all hostilities and all abuses of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law and disarm and demobilize,” it said in a statement, its first official condemnation of the terrorist organization’s acts as a whole.
 
 
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