Malala meets kidnapped girls who escaped Boko Haram

Malala Yousafzai, the teenager who made a miraculous recovery after being shot in the head by the Taliban, today meets with some of the kidnapped girls who escaped from Boko Haram in a bid to draw attention to their cause.

Boko Haram leader mocks #bringbackourgirls campaign

Nigerian militant group Boko Haram have released a video mocking the #bringbackourgirls campaign which was founded after they abducted 200 schoolgirls.

Coming three months after the youngsters were taken, the footage shows the group's leader Abubaker Shekau standing in front of rows of tanks and fighters.

In a mocking tone he seemingly directed at Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan he says: "Bring back our girls, bring back our army."

He then shouts: "Kill, kill, kill Christians," before claiming he is ruled by the Koran and not the Nigerian constitution.

Footage of the youngsters, who have been missing for more than three months, is then shown although it is unclear when it was taken.

Read: Malala: We must raise our voices for Nigeria girls

Boko Haram mocks #BringBackOurGirls in new video

Boko Haram have released a video mocking the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, and demanding that the Nigerian government release members of their group imprisoned in Nigeria.

The video comes three months after the abductions, and leader Abubaker Shekau is seen in front on rows of tanks and fighters shouting "Bring back our army".

A Boko Haram spokesperson seen in a video released in May. Credit: Boko Haram.

Malala Yousafzai is currently in Nigeria meeting some of the girls who managed to escape Boko Haram.

Watch: Malala praises efforts of Nigerian campaigners to free girls captured by Boko Haram

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Malala: We must raise our voices for Nigeria girls

Malala Yousafzai, the teenager who made a miraculous recovery after being shot in the head by the Taliban, praised efforts made by Nigerian campaigners to raise awareness around the abduction of more than 200 girls by Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Speaking during a visit to the country, Malala said: "We thank you so much for telling the world that this is happening here, not only just knowing but also to tell the world that they stand up with you".

Read: Malala to meet kidnapped girls who escaped Boko Haram

Malala to meet kidnapped girls who escaped Boko Haram

Malala Yousafzai is in Nigeria to support women's rights.
Malala Yousafzai is in Nigeria to support women's rights. Credit: PA

Malala Yousafzai, the teenager who was shot in the head by the Taliban for going to school but miraculously survived, is to meet some of the kidnapped girls who escaped from Boko Haram

The 17-year-old, who is now a women's rights campaigner, travelled to Nigeria to help draw attention to their cause.

In a statement ahead of what has been dubbed 'Malala Day,' the schoolgirl said: "This Malala Day, I have come to Nigeria to honour the stories of these brave girls who have sacrificed so much to get an education and achieve their dreams."

More than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped by the militant Islamist group in April. Despite repeated pleas for their release many are still being held captive.