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Nigeria: Captured girls 'face rape danger'

The Nigerian schoolgirls who remain captives of Boko Haram militants "definitely" face the danger of being raped, a senior United Nations official has said.

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Thousands rally across US in support of kidnapped girls

People across the United States rallied to support the more than 200 school girls that were captured by the terrorist group Boko Aram on April 15th.

In New York, dozens of people marched from a Harlem church to the Nigerian consulate in New York in support of the girls.

Activists pause during a prayer vigil for abducted Nigerian schoolgirls in front of the Consulate General of Nigeria in Manhattan. Credit: REUTERS/Gaia Squarci

In Boston, the 'Bring Back Our Girls' rally was organized by the local Nigerian community and attracted about 2,000 people.

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