"The Daily Show" hasn't forgotten about Boko Haram and #BringBackOurGirls

Have you?

By Sarah Gray
January 23, 2015 9:20PM (UTC)
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"The Daily Show's" senior foreign correspondent Trevor Noah reminded viewers about the Islamic militant group Boko Haram. Nine months ago Boko Haram kidnapped over 200 girls from a school in Chibok, Nigeria, and the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls went viral.

Noah points out that the girls aren't back and Boko Haram has since conquered an area the size of Slovakia, and on January 7 -- the same day as the Charlie Hebdo attack -- Boko Haram destroyed villages and killed thousands. Trevor Noah explains below:

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