Boko Haram

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Group.png Boko Haram  
(Islamic terrorism)Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
FounderMohammed Yusuf
HeadquartersGwoza, Borno, Nigeria Sambisa Forest, Nigeria Marte, Nigeria

Boko Haram is an organisation established in Nigeria, Cameroon and Niger that promotes a version of Islam which makes it "haram", or forbidden, for Muslims to take part in any political or social activity associated with Western society.

The United State government designated Boko Haram as a terrorist organisation on 13 November 2013 [1]


Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:Who pulls Boko Haram’s strings?interview16 July 2013Keith Harmon-SnowKeith Harmon-Snow interviewed by Voice of Russia about Boko Haram and the beneficiaries of their activities


  1. US blacklists Nigeria's Boko Haram as terror group - Times of India 14 November 2013

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