Country: Nigeria

Canadian Nigerian singer-songwriter Sonia Aimy (photo: soniaaimy.com)

Album review: Sonia Aimy's "Nigerian Spirit"

The voice of defiance

Author and journalist Wolfgang Bauer (photo: Wikimedia Commons, Schelm)

Non-fiction: ″Stolen Girls″ by Wolfgang Bauer

What hides in the woods

War photographer Andy Spyra (photo: J. Idrizi)

Interview with war photographer Andy Spyra

The pull of war

How much should the Koran influence our country's laws (source: Pew Research Center)

Pew Research Center: Islam and national laws in the Muslim world

The Boko Haram flag (photo: S. Yas/AFP/Getty Images)

The rise of Boko Haram

When the terror began

People take part in a protest organised by Amnesty International for the immediate release of the Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, in front of the Saudi Embassy in The Hague, 15 January 2015 (photo: Martijn Beekman/AFP/Getty Images)

On Raif Badawi, Charlie Hebdo and non-violent Islamism

"We are all in this together, like it or not"

People protesting at the kidnapping of over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Boko Haram (photo: Reuters)

Kidnapping by Boko Haram

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Failing the mothers and daughters of Nigeria

A poster of Abdul Fattah al-Sisi seen in central Cairo. It reads "Sisi, son of Egypt. You are free. Son of freedom" (photo: Reuters)

Terrorism and repression in the Arab world

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On Islam, anti-terrorism and fascism

Site of the bomb attack in Kano, Nigeria, on 20 January 2012 (photo: Reuters)

Militant Islamism in Nigeria

The Radical Seed of Boko Haram