Alicia Keys demonstrates in New York for release of kidnapped Nigerian girls
A heavily pregnant Alicia Keys organised a protest outside the Nigerian consulate in New York on Tuesday (Oct 14) to demand the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.
Boko Haram is a militant Islamist group based in northeast Nigeria.
Alicia Keys protesting outside the Nigerian consulate. PHOTO: AFP
Led by the Grammy-winning US singer-songwriter, the small crowd shouted: "Bring back our girls now."
The 33-year-old wore jeans and had her hair wrapped in a black scarf.
The protest was to mark the half-year anniversary of the incident, Mail Online wrote.
The publication said the singer and 30 women held signs that read 'We Are Here To Bring Back Our Girls Now'.
Keys was joined by her producer husband Swizz Beatz.
The protest comes six months after the girls were kidnapped. PHOTO: AFP
Watch this video where Keys is seen leading the women in a chant:
Sources: AFP, YouTube and Mail Online