Boko Haram calls for an exchange and to release prisoners for abducted girls

In a new video, the leader of the terrorist group exhibited before cameras of the 276 Christian students caught with hijabs and praying outdoors. He said they'll release them in exchange for Islamists prisioners

A new Boko Haram's video shows the 200 abducted girls in Nigeria almost a month ago, which also ensures that girls have converted to Islam. Moreover, its members will point out that the girls stay with them and will only be released in exchange of prisoners of Boko Haram. The video is starring, once again, by the leader of the terrorist group. Abubakar Shekau speaking over 17 minutes (total recording lasts 27 minutes) and his speech is followed after pictures of teen completely covered by a veil, outdoors, in an impossible place to be identified. However, Shekau appears next to them. Girls show their discouragement and resignation faces, while reciting the first chapter of the Koran.

The recording interrogates three young, two of them are Christian and have been converted to Islam, while the third says it is already Muslim. In addition, one notes that are not abused. Meanwhile, the leader of Boko Haram claimed again the mass kidnapping and sentence: "These girls why you worry so much, we have already released ... And you know how we released them? By making them Muslim". But then insists that really released "after you have released our brothers" locked in Nigerian prisons.

traslation: Belén Zapata