We must move now

Posted: May 13, 2014 at 4:15 a.m.

Their only "crime" was to dream of an education and a future, which to Islamic extremists is a nightmare. Boko Haram's most dastardly act to date--the kidnapping and threat to sell 276 Nigerian schoolgirls into sex slavery--is a brazen affront to humanity designed to supplant hope with despair. The act is so audacious and has such wide-reaching repercussions that the world must avenge it now.

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