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11 Parents of Nigeria's Abducted Girls Die


World  (tags: Nigeria, abducted girls, parents are dying, Chibok, Boko Haram, Islamic extremists, Abubakar Shekau )

Dandelion
- 403 days ago - bigstory.ap.org
"One father of two of the girls kidnapped just went into a kind of coma and kept repeating the names of his daughters, until life left him," said Bitrus.



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Dandelion G. (384)
Monday July 28, 2014, 5:49 pm
Please consider signing these petitions:
World Leaders Work to Bring Back Nigerias Missing School Girls

Nigeria Bring Back Our Girls A C2 Petition
 

AniMae C. (462)
Monday July 28, 2014, 6:19 pm
Both previously signed

1,075,674 supporters
424,326 NEEDED

ANIMAE,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON MAY 09, 2014
you can help by sharing

Thanx Dandelion
 

Gysele van Santen (213)
Monday July 28, 2014, 8:06 pm
thank you, Sheryl, signed both.
 

Rose Becke (294)
Monday July 28, 2014, 8:27 pm
thank you for signing:
Nigeria, Bring Back Our Girls
 

Rose Becke (294)
Monday July 28, 2014, 8:29 pm
Thanks for signing. S My heart aches for all Thanks Dandelion
 

James Travers (45)
Monday July 28, 2014, 8:35 pm
So many innocents being harmed these days it's difficult to not lose focus sometimes. Fortunately there are people like Sheryl to keep my eye on the ball.

I signed these two girl. Looking forward to the day when the Care2 front page "Success" story is that these children have been returned safely to their families.
 

. (0)
Monday July 28, 2014, 8:37 pm
i wonder if they will ever be found. the world is becoming a place that if i had a choice i would not want to live on
 

. (0)
Monday July 28, 2014, 9:05 pm
This is just so sad, and the Nigerian Government does not appear to care. Petition signed & shared. Thanks Dandelion
 

SusanAWAY Allen (219)
Monday July 28, 2014, 9:43 pm
Noted and shared. One petition previously signed and the other one signed and shared tonight.
 

Millie OConnor (181)
Monday July 28, 2014, 9:56 pm
Millie,
you took action on May 21, 2014 ~ for one petition. Signed the other one just now. Thanks, Sheryl.
Also noted. What a shame Nigeria isn't doing anything to find these girls. :-(
 

A F. (129)
Monday July 28, 2014, 10:39 pm
So incredibly sad
 

Ljiljana Milic Away for awhile (108)
Monday July 28, 2014, 11:24 pm
Petition on Change.org signed > with 1,075,706 supporters
424,294 NEEDED
Petition on Care2 signed on May 09
& Thank you Dandelion
 

PeaceGoodwill t. (80)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 12:07 am
Thank you Dandelion for keeping this to the fore.......petitions signed with pleasure (one previously)

True James.....
 

Apolonia Pl (397)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 12:40 am
That all is heartbreaking!.... Petitions signed .
 

Sherri G. (126)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 1:00 am
Tragic signed both TY Dandelion.
 

Kevin K. (22)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 1:28 am
Hi, signed both petitions already - copied to FB and Twitter again today
 

Arild Warud (173)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 1:53 am
Both signed earlier,thanks Sheryl.
 

Mariette G. (167)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 3:00 am
Both signed, thanks Sheryl!
 

Anna Meng Wang (1)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 3:21 am
Ty
 

Birgit W. (154)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 4:55 am
Heartbreaking. Signed both petitions already, thanks Dandelion.
 

Allen O. (199)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 5:03 am
Signed and noted both - Thanks Dandelion
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 5:27 am
Thanks Dandelion,Towards the end of the article it stated that the Nigerian Defense Ministry knows where the girls are, but is afraid to rescue them for fear it would cause their deaths. Maybe this is a case where the U.S. govt could put it's drones to some good use? Petitions signed.
 

Philipa Longley (40)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 6:07 am
Noted & signed both petitions. Thank you.
 

Pat B. (355)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 6:13 am
Such a tragedy.!!! Signed both, thanks.
 

Margaret Goodman (239)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 6:30 am
To me it sounds as if Boko Haram is doing ethnic cleansing of Christians. I wonder why John McCain is not advocating the use of military force in Nigeria. Could it be because the Nigerian government plays nicely with the fossil fuel industry?
 

Winn Adams (216)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 6:55 am
Thanks Sheryl, petitions signed. What a tragedy . . .
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 7:32 am
Thank you,Dandelion.I signed both petitions.Where is the outcry here ?!?
 

justice mcintosh (27)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 7:48 am
signed.thank you,dandelion.
 

Ben Oscarsito (365)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 7:54 am
What the hell is wrong with those bloody Islamic extremists...???
 

Judith Hand (56)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 8:05 am
Noted, shared, tweeted. Heartbreak after heartbreak. Dear God.....
 

Gloria picchetti (302)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 8:15 am
RIP dearest parents.
 

Gabra Davis (25)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 9:01 am
thanks,dandelion.I signed the one petition.the c2 one said they can not process it at this time?Maybe I try again later.
 

Pat A. (117)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 9:21 am
Bless you Dandelion for the links to the two other petitions - have signed everything I can see including the AVAAZ one! Oh those poor people in the town waiting for these appalling terrorists to attack them - oh those poor girls!!
 

holly masih (74)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 10:07 am
signed it.there needs to be a very clear message sent to tese people,and to ALL terrorists.This simply can not be tolerated.
 

Dandelion G. (384)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 10:10 am
I very much agree, those who steal others children, destroy others lives, no matter how much they feel it is a just or noble cause for themselves, are wrong.....
 

divergent revolution (331)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 10:52 am
Thank you dearest Dandelion, as you can see I shared it immediately
"We soul wouldn't have rainbows if the eyes didn't have tears"I cry for those poor families torn apart by fanaticism
 

Mandi T. (438)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 1:05 pm
Both gladly signed. !!
 

Kathleen Mireault (200)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 1:10 pm
Signed, shared and noted. Thanks Dandelion and GGma. Heartbreaking...
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 4:00 pm
"A presidential committee investigating the kidnappings said 219 girls still are missing. But the community says there are more because some parents refused to give the committee their daughters' names, fearing the stigma involved." That's the first I've read this, so there could be even more girls. What stigma are they concerned about-they were kidnapped!
 

Dandelion G. (384)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 4:27 pm
In some of the more extreme forms, if the girls had been raped, the families reputation is ruined. I know, at a time like this, but things like that are so embedded within a culture.
 

B Lewenza (76)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 8:07 pm
Noted Extremely sad and I am sure that these deaths have traveled to these poor girls.
 

Roberto M. (55)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 8:32 pm
Noted and signed
 

Mariann Rannenberg (160)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 10:13 pm
This is unacceptable! We, The United States, have the power and the intelligent to bring those girls home. Enough is Enough! Why are we standing by and watching people die? I don't understand it. If they were from my Country, US, we would have had them back a long time ago. Why, why, why.

May God Bless The Children & The Parents.

Thank You, Dandelion.
 

Myraida Diaz (135)
Tuesday July 29, 2014, 10:26 pm
. Nigerian gov is not interested. First they ask for help and now they do not accept help? It is sad that this is happening but if they accept Chinese exploiting them but not accepting them as equals, not strange they are tolerating this also. People in power in those countries just want to be in power and they couldn't care less if it is under X religion or another. Now,news said that girls were seen in Cameroon and Chad, what then is Cameroon and Chad doing? Nobody is doing nothing there!
Let me say that people in Nigeria is selling dog and cat meat and not precisely because they are hungry. This town might be hungry but not all Nigeria and if they sell cat and dog meat is because somebody is buying it. It's a business! Well, if they have a business, this kind of business and are embracing those atrocities they do not need my donations! Except for those girls and their families, I am not interested in Nigeria! In Nigeria and other African countries... Give me a magic wand to rescue animals and needy people and let the rest eat one another! ( If Chinese do not eat them first!)
UNICEF? Another school was atacked today in Gaza and more children and women died! What could we expect?
 

Terrie Williams (787)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 9:35 am
Nigeria, bring back our girls
TERRIE, YOU TOOK ACTION ON MAY 09, 2014 Re-shared

Bring Back Nigeria's 200 Missing School Girls #BringBackOurGirls
Signed with 1,076,141 supporters Re-shared

Noted with much sadness and empathy in my heart for these poor parents.
 

Lois Jordan (61)
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 5:57 pm
Noted. Thanks so much for posting, Dandelion. Gladly signed both petitions.
 

Pat Cunningham (138)
Thursday July 31, 2014, 2:50 am
Noted this should have been over weeks ago!! the girls should have been returned to there family's, i can't imagine the terror they must be going through.
 

AwayNoFwdStars V. (191)
Thursday July 31, 2014, 10:46 am
S&N, Thanks
 

AwayNoFwdsStars V. (198)
Thursday July 31, 2014, 11:17 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Shirley S. (178)
Friday August 1, 2014, 8:10 pm
Noted & signed in commiseration.
 
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