Is ISIS a Copycat? ‘Rivalry’ With Boko Haram Inspired Brutal Abductions of Christians, Yazidis in Iraq, Says Rights Lawyer

Speaking at a Hudson Institute discussion on the merger of Boko Haram and the Islamic State, a Nigerian human rights lawyer asserted that ISIS’ abductions of religious minorities in Iraq last summer were inspired by Boko Haram’s kidnapping of over 276 Chibok schoolgirls last April.