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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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From the shadows

His network of friends in the east including Anthony Ukpabi Asika Alfred Diete-Spiff and the late Ken Saro-Wiwa helped post-war reconciliation...


Big men, big countries, big hopes

Nigeria's military regime robustly defends its sovereignty against interfering outsiders especially those Western powers applying sanctions after the gaoling of election winner Moshood Abiola and the execution of activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others...


Rebranding Abacha

Flinn has since distanced himself from Mark and publicly endorses Abacha's government telling the Galway Advertiser that the regime had to execute Ken Saro Wiwa and the other eight Ogoni activists to prevent ethnic violence...


Enunciations from Edinburgh

Although relations between South Africa and Abuja have improved since President Mandela called for Abacha's overthrow in the wake of the hangings of Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others in November 1995 there are still tensions and frustrations...


Desert caravan

Nigeria's junta had an easy ride until it executed Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight colleagues...


Cross-border crimes

The execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa in November 1995 further strained relations as Soglo under pressure from local human rights organisations joined the ranks of critics of the killing...


New arrivals – north and south

Abacha's advisors smell a plot by Transport Minister and Oscar winner Glenda Jackson a prominent supporter of hanged Ogoni activist Ken Saro Wiwa...


Labour intensive

Cook has called for tougher economic sanctions against General Sani Abacha's regime in Nigeria following the hanging of Ken Saro-Wiwa in November 1995 as has Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Tony Lloyd (47) who described the treason charges against Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka and 11 others in March as 'a mark of this regime's arrogance and stupidity' adding that 'Britain and the international community must put pressure on Abacha to release all political prisoners immediately...


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