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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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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)...


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...


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