Topics: Boko Haram massacre in northeastern Nigeria, the French historical and political contexts of the Charlie Hebdo attacks. People: Bill, Nate. Produced: January 12th, 2015.
– Why is Western media doing such a bad job of covering the rise of Boko Haram in northern Nigeria?
– Charlie Hebdo attacks: What is the big picture historical and political context of France’s relations with immigrants and Muslims?
Episode 113 (55 min)
– AFD: 2000 “feared dead” in raids by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria
– France24: Child used as suicide bomber in Kano market
– The Atlantic: Charlie Hebdo: Why Nigeria’s Boko Haram Violence Gets Less Attention
– BBC: Boko Haram crisis: Why it is hard to know the truth in Nigeria
– Hooded Utilitarian: In the Wake of Charlie Hebdo, Free Speech Does Not Mean Freedom From Criticism
– The Globe and Mail: In the Mideast, as in France, satire is a weapon against extremists
– The Atlantic: Who Was Ahmed Merabet, the Muslim Police Officer Killed by the Charlie Hebdo Massacre?
– Buzzfeed: This Muslim Man Saved Several Hostages During The Paris Kosher Market Siege
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