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Thousands attend memorial for Ken Saro Wiwa

Thousands attend memorial for Ken Saro Wiwa

| November 21, 2013

(GIN)—For his defense of the environment in the oil-rich lands in Nigeria’s southern tip, Ogoni activist Ken Saro Wiwa paid the highest price on Nov. 10, 1995. Last week, Nigerians at home and abroad celebrated Saro Wiwa’s life and courage in leading the Ogoni people to oppose the polluting oil extraction activities of Shell oil […]

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