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A video grab made on March 21, 2013 from a video distributed to reporters in Nigeria’s north by purported intermediaries of the Nigerian Islamist group linked to Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, shows the suspected leader of the Nigerian Islamist group linked to Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, Imam Abu Muhammad Ibn Muhammad Abubakar Ash Shekawi, also known as Abubakar Shekau, at an undisclosed location in Nigeria. In the video, the Nigerian Islamist group warns against the use of force to free a French man and six members of his family kidnapped in Cameroon. Tanguy Moulin-Fournier was kidnapped on February 19 along with his wife, four children aged between five and 12, and brother while vacationing in northern Cameroon. In the recording, Moulin-Fournier repeats previous Boko Haram demands for the release of prisoners in Cameroon and Nigeria. The extremist group has demanded the release of wives and children of members supposedly arrested in Nigeria as well as members of the group they claim have been detained in Cameroon.
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