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Reuters

By NICK TATTERSALL
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Samuel Yunana’s father, Fayam, was taken from his home, stabbed in the side of the stomach and told to convert to Islam. When he refused, his throat was slit.

Fayam was among more than 700 people killed in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri during an uprising last week by a radical Islamic sect which wants sharia (Islamic law) imposed across Africa’s most populous nation. (more…)

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