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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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Battles of Boro's ghost

The slogan 'The Niger Delta struggle is unstoppable', was flanked by giant pictures of Boro and Asari toting automatic weapons and, almost hidden from view, of Ogoni activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, who was executed with eight others in 1995 (AC Vol 36 No 23)...


Ijaw secession

Militants Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari: Self-styled Ijaw liberation leader; trying to ditch his reputation as gangster and militia leader; he compares himself to Isaac Boro and Ken Saro-Wiwa among Delta heroes...


Oloibiri, oil capital

Almost ten years ago, the confused events which ended with the execution of the playwright Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others forced Shell out of the Ogoni-speaking corner of the Delta...


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)...


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