al Sunna Wal Jamma


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Noun1.al Sunna Wal Jamma - a resurgent Islamic fundamentalist organization based in Nigeria that is thought to be planning terrorist attacks
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Federal Republic of Nigeria, Nigeria - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; gained independence from Britain in 1960; most populous African country
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El rapto de las ninas y jovencitas nigerianas es parte del largo rosario de crimenes que a lo largo de 12 anos ha cometido Boko Haram (BH)--que en el dialecto hausa significa: "la educacion occidental es pecado" y conocida tambien como Al Sunna wal Jamma, que en arabe significa: "seguidores de las ensenanzas de Mahoma"--, la original sociedad estudiantil fundada por el ya fallecido lider religioso islamico Mohammed Yusuf.