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Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa (Ken)

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


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Militants pick their party

Wiwa v Shell was settled out of court in the United States in 2009 between the 'Ogoni Nine' families, led by the late Ken Saro-Wiwa Jnr...


Militants turn the screw

Ogoni has become emblematic of the Delta's plight since the killing in 1995 by the late dictator Sani Abacha of the 'Ogoni Nine': the author Ken Saro-Wiwa, together with eight fellow leaders of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (Mosop)...


Back to Ogoniland

Ogoniland is the historic home of activist and environmental campaigner Ken Saro-Wiwa, who brought international attention to injustices in the Niger Delta (AC Vol 55 No 11, Trust still dormant)...


Trust still dormant

The fund was set up by Ken Saro-Wiwa Junior, son of the late Ogoni author and human rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa...


The Delta catches fire again

Bodo was also the base for Ogoni activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, who was hanged along with eight other members of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People by General Sani Abacha's military regime in 1995 (AC Vol 36 No 25)...


The Bodo spill hits companies and politicians

When policemen shot a farmer in a dispute over replacing a section of pipe in Bodo in 1993, they sparked an international civil rights campaign led by Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People...


Law suits unravel

Yet the 2009 US$15 million settlement with the family of executed Ogoni leader Ken Saro-Wiwa and other victims of General Sani Abacha’s regime could never have been reached if this ruling had been in place (AC Vol 54 No 5)...


Trust question

settlement that Shell made with the relatives of the late Ogoni leader Ken Saro-Wiwa and others...

Ken Saro-Wiwa Junior announced that $5 mn...


Shell and the Delta litigations

Nor are Shell’s directors likely to wish to revisit one of their worst public relations disasters of the last 20 years: the public associates the company with the Nigerian military’s execution in 1995 of Ken Saro-Wiwa (AC Vol 46 No 23, Ten years after & Abacha's verdict) and eight other Ogoni activists...


Who cleans up in the Delta?

Shell is still under fire for what happened in Ogoni in 1995, when writer and local activist Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed, along with eight others, by the then dictatorship of General Sani Abacha...

Ken Saro-Wiwa Junior, son of the late activist, is now an advisor to President Jonathan...


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