NYC rally held for kidnapped Nigerian school girls
BROOKLYN - City residents rallied today in support of the nearly 300 Nigerian school girls who were kidnapped at school last month by a rebel group.
A rally was held today on the steps of City Hall, and it was attended by City Council members.
People all over the world have taken to social media platforms using #bringbackourgirls to raise awareness about the kidnapping. Rallies have also been held around the nation with people chanting, "Bring back our girls."
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Several neighborhood leaders have also been supporting the girls by suggesting that the United States government use all available assets to help the children. The U.S. has sent a team to the area to help Nigeria locate the girls.
Protesters plan to rally outside the United Nations every day next week until more action is taken.