British member of parliament, Tom Brake, has launched a one-man protest outside the Nigerian embassy in London to help free kidnapped school girl Leah Sharibu, who is still held captive by Boko Haram for refusing to renounce her Christian faith.
Sharibu,15, was kidnapped alongside more than 100 schoolgirls in February this year.
In an email interview with CNN, Brake said: “There cannot be a clearer example of someone whose human rights are being ignored than that of Leah who is being detained just because she has maintained her Christian faith.”
On his Twitter account @thomasbrake, he tweeted: “Outside the Nigerian High Commission launching the #freeleah campaign. Leah, who is still held captive by Boko Haram, because she refused to recant her Christian faith, has been held for 198 days.”
The Liberal Democrat MP added that his protest will last 200 hours as Thursday marks 200 days since Sharibu, who turned 15 in captivity, was taken.