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Islamist militants kidnap at least 50 women in Burkina Faso

January 17, 2023

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CWN Editor's Note: Burkina Faso, a West African nation of 21.9 million (map), is 56% Muslim, 23% Christian (15% Catholic), and 20% ethnic religionist. A jihadist insurgency began there in 2015.

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