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Nigeria

Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa (Ken)

Date of Birth: 10 October 1941
Place of Birth: Bori, Nigeria
Died: 10 November 1995


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Day of the locusts

Almost ten years ago Ogoni activist and writer Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others were executed by General Sani Abacha's military regime (AC Vol 36 No 23) partly to crush growing political opposition and partly out of spite...


Guns, gangs and oil

Mosop was founded by Ken Saro-Wiwa who was executed with eight others on the orders of the late General Sani Abacha in 1995...


The limits of power

Just over a year later that human rights imperative met a major challenge when General Sani Abacha's regime in Nigeria executed the writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa...


Gasmen

After Abacha executed Ogoni activist Ken Saro-Wiwa in 1996 Van den Berg strongly defended Shell's leading role in the LNG project against calls for sanctions on Nigeria...


Babagate or floodgate

Jammeh had been one of Abacha's staunchest supporters (he was the only Commonwealth leader to support Abacha's right to hang writer and human rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa)...


African energy

Anglo-Dutch Shell fought a propaganda campaign to defend its cooperation in Nigeria with the late General Sani Abacha's military regime and lost the fight when Abacha executed the campaigning writer Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others...


Murder, pillage, scandal

The major political cases before the Panel are the sensational deaths of three notables Dele Giwa Ken Saro-Wiwa and Moshood Abiola...

As for the Ogoni martyr Ken Saro-Wiwa the Commission will seek to establish whether the Anglo-Dutch Shell Petroleum company played any part in his arrest detention and hanging in November 1995 along with eight other Ogoni activists (AC Vol 36 No 23)...


Friends of Sani

Nigeria's military leader had been impressed by Jammeh's defence of Abacha's right to hang the writer and Ogoni activist Ken Saro-Wiwa; Jammeh was the only leader to back Abacha when the 1995 Commonwealth summit suspended Nigeria...


Postponing the new order

Sani Abacha whose execution of writer-activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others on the opening day of the 1995 Commonwealth summit (AC Vol 36 No 23) prompted the formation of CMAG...


Opening up Aso Rock

Obasanjo the dropping of all charges against political exiles and the 7 September release of 20 Ogoni activists arrested along with Ken Saro-Wiwa who was hanged with eight others in November 1995 (AC Vol 36 No 23)...


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