By Alyssa Murphy

Kola Sulaimon
A man reacts as he reunites with his son who was among those who were kidnapped upon their release in Katsina, on December 18, 2020. – Exhausted and dishevelled, several hundred Nigerian schoolboys seized in a mass abduction claimed by Boko Haram experienced their first full day of freedom on December 18, 2020 after a nearly week-long ordeal.

Vice President Eric Patterson of the Religious Freedom Institute discusses the recent uptick in violence in Nigeria, the two most oppressive factions on the ground, and how the country could face the same fate as Rwanda if international inaction continues.

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