The road to redemption? Unmaking Nigeria's Boko Haram

Obi Anyadike

Editor-at-Large and Africa Editor

Is Nigeria attempting the impossible in trying to de-radicalise Boko Haram militants? IRIN speaks to the prisoners, their victims, and the de-rad “treatment teams” trying to reintegrate them into society. We explore what drove the men to join an insurgency that is tearing the region apart and ask whether such a programme can work.

 

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