This from Fides is incredible. The world has indeed raised it’s voice demanding the return of innocent school girls. But what are they doing? There is no concrete plan, no concrete actions. The UN Security council say’s sanctions will work. They need a concrete plan of action, not mere sanctions. These rebels do not care about sanctions. In another report by Fides on the CAR, they say they are held prisoner there by rebels and this evil. We have reported before about the super highway of terror being built in Africa and the middle east. They say that freedom of speech is now limited, and attacks on Churches have continued. They say the Lord’s Resistance Army is indeed there along with the Anti-Balaka and Seleka (supported by mercenaries from Chad & Sudan) hoping to regain power. Boko Haram is also there, as there are witnesses who say they saw these girls in the night in North East CAR being loaded into an airplane! Who is financing and directing this? These rebels have obtained sophisticated weaponry as evidenced by the latest bombings, and now aircraft. Pray for these girls. Pray for guidance for the leaders to swiftly carry out rescue missions. These girls face unbelievable torture. One thing the media has not mentioned and that is these girls are Christian! And now Boko Haram is taunting and mocking more of the community by announcing that these girls have converted to Islam. This abomination must stop, the world leaders must be held accountable.
Abuja (Agenzia Fides) – Cardinal John Onaiyekan of Abuja has called for “concrete action” to save the hundreds of girls kidnapped by Boko Haram. “We want concrete action to free the kidnapped girls”, said Cardinal John Onaiyekan , Archbishop of Abuja , in a statement to the Catholic News Agency. “It is still more baffling that our president seems to be impotent. We have to see concrete action. Up until now, we are hearing practically nothing concrete on the issue. I think almost every Nigerian is taken aback. We cannot explain what is happening” said the Cardinal.
Nearly 300 girls, were kidnapped on April 14 from their boarding school in Borno, Nigeria’s northeastern-most state, by members of the radical Islamist group Boko Haram and this has sparked outrage across the world. Their fate is uncertain. According to some witnesses about fifty girls have been seen passing near Tiringoulou and Birao, two towns in the north-eastern Central African Republic. In the night between the 4th and 5th of May, it seems the girls were brought from Birao to Tiringoulou where they were taken on board an aircraft coming from Sudan.
In the last hours Boko Haram has released a video in which it announces the conversion to Islam of the female students abducted most of whom are of Christian faith. The leader of Boko Haram has demanded the release of members of the movement who are in Nigerian prisons in exchange for the release of the girls. (L.M.) (Agenzia Fides 12/05/2014)