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Glenys Kinnock on Ken Saro-Wiwa death sentence

Title
Glenys Kinnock on Ken Saro-Wiwa death sentence
Genre
Interview
TX Date
10 Nov 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:03:43
Description
Labour MEP Glenys Kinnock calling for EU sanctions against the Nigerian government, which has confirmed the death sentences on playwright and political activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight of his supporters from the country’s minority Ogoni people. She denies tough sanctions will undermine the diplomatic position being taken at the New Zealand conference of Commonwealth nations. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Glenys Kinnock
Keywords
Human rights; New Zealand; Death penalty; Conferences; Economic sanctions; Commonwealth of Nations; Commonwealth countries; Political activists; Nigeria; EU; Ken Saro-Wiwa; Auckland

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