[JURIST] A spokesperson for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) [official website] on Tuesday criticized [press release] the militant group Boko Haram, which has claimed responsibility for kidnapping more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls in April and announced plans to sell them and "marry them off." Spokesperson Rupert Colville warned the group [UN News Centre report] about the "absolute prohibition" of sexual slavery under international law and that their actions could constitute crimes against humanity. Colville...

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