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Long Island Newsday - Amityville Train Station Rally Supports Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

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Location: Long Island, NY

By Laura Figueroa

Long Islanders lent their voices to the growing global chorus demanding the safe return of 270 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls with a boisterous rally Sunday in Amityville.


Patricia Maher, of East Meadow who is running against Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) for the 2nd Congressional District, also spoke at the rally, saying the United Nations should place an economic embargo against Nigeria to compel the government to act against Boko Haram.

"A UN sanction is a very good idea," Maher said. "It would show cohesive international action."

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