Reactions by celebrities
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N.B.: Mr. Ujiri is Nigerian, but is the General Manager of the Toronto Raptors
is said to have tweeted about it:
She has at least retweeted this:
Promoted #BringBackOurGirls at Dior fashion show 7 July 2014:
200 girls still missing 2 weeks after being abducted. Keep this in the news & back #BringBackOurGirls...
+ a link to the change.org petition
Has retweeted info on Manchester Vigil: https://twitter.com/RowenaSalmon/status/462922202699272192
Folk singer & activist
Has retweeted info on Manchester Vigil: https://twitter.com/RowenaSalmon/status/462920389510037504
She follows @BringGirlsBack on Twitter and retweeted some #BringBackOurGirls tweets.
She follows @BBOG_Nigeria and is constantly tweeting about #BringBackOurGirls
Part-time host of BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.
Retweeting lots of articles on the situation as well as tweets with info re:Manchester Vigil
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julie_Hesmondhalgh English actress.
On May 4th, she asked her followers to follow @BringGirlsBack :
Julie also attended the Manchester Vigil on Tuesday 6th May with her daughters, wearing red and speaking passionately about the situation.
She follows @BringGirlsBack on Twitter.
Just followed @BringGirlsBack. 243 schoolgirls abducted in #Nigeria. Let's make sure the media can't ignore the story. #BringBackOurGirls
This led to led to an increase of 1200+ followers in a few hours:
She said of the abductions: "It's just an unbearable situation."
Lauren continued supporting the effort, e.g.:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lily_Allen English singer/songwriter and actress
Did not comment on the abduction but posted a tweet with a picture of #BringBackOurGirls
Involved anti domestic violence
Commented on Twitter campaign:
"Heard on #r4today it was the Twitter campaign that launched the American/UK help to find abducted Nigerian girls. Twitter at its best."
UK TV presenter/author/chef/actress
Commented as a mother of girls a number of tweets
Report & photos via Twitter
Chris Brown tweeted:
Nigerian girls ages 16-18 were kidnapped from their schools in Nigeria 2 weeks ago when an armed terrorist group broke into their school, shot the guards & kidnapped over 200 girls because they attended school. Lend a voice by asking authorities to #BringBackOurGirls.
Joined Twitter campaign 8 May 2014.
Spoke during film promotion in Paris: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/celebrity-life/angelina-jolie-niger...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lecrae American Christian hip hop artist.
Tweeted on the 2nd May:
"It's been two weeks since the kidnapping of 234 Nigerian girls and they still aren't home #bringbackourgirls "
First Lady of the United States of America
Joined twitter campaign 8 May 2014:
Promoted #BringBackOurGirls at Dior fashion show 7 July 2014.