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Mugabe on Ken Saro-Wiwa death sentence

Title
Mugabe on Ken Saro-Wiwa death sentence
Genre
Interview
TX Date
10 Nov 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:00:14
Description
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe from the Commonwealth of Nations conference in Auckland, New Zealand calling for sanctions against the Nigerian government including possible exclusion from the Commonwealth, after it confirmed death sentences on playwright and political activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight of his supporters from the country’s minority Ogoni people. Interviewer not heard.
Contributors
Robert Mugabe
Keywords
Human rights; New Zealand; Death penalty; Conferences; Commonwealth of Nations; Commonwealth countries; Political activists; Nigeria; Ken Saro-Wiwa; Auckland

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