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During a march to the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg on Thursday, May 8, protesters call for the Nigerian government to rescue nearly 300 schoolgirls who were kidnapped last month in Chibok, Nigeria. The girls were taken by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, which means "Western education is sin," and the abductions <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/01/world/gallery/nigeria-girls-kidnapped/index.html'>have sparked a global outcry</a>.

During a march to the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg on Thursday, May 8, protesters call for the Nigerian government to rescue nearly 300 schoolgirls who were kidnapped last month in Chibok, Nigeria. The girls were taken by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, which means "Western education is sin," and the abductions have sparked a global outcry.