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They Were Freed From Boko Haram’s Rape Camps. But Their Nightmare Isn’t Over.

Binta Ibrahim, describes how she trekked for two days from Nbitha to Boko Haram's hideout in the Sambisa Forest with 2-year-o
Binta Ibrahim, describes how she trekked for two days from Nbitha to Boko Haram's hideout in the Sambisa Forest with 2-year-old Matthew and 4-year-old Elija Yohanna strapped to her back and 4-year-old Maryam Samaila clinging to her waist, following her rescue by Nigerian soldiers from Sambisa Forest, at a refugee camp in Yola, Nigeria on May 4, 2015. 

For months, they were kept in tiny thatched huts in the middle of the forest, waiting with dread each evening for their rapists to return. During the almost intolerable violence, the young women’s minds drifted to escape or death. The victims were as young as 8.

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