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Richard Jeffries on Saro-Wiwa execution

Title
Richard Jeffries on Saro-Wiwa execution
Genre
Interview
TX Date
11 Nov 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:06:57
Description
John Terrett interviews Dr Richard Jeffries of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London about his views on the execution of political activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, the recent political history of Nigeria, its oil reserves, its regime under General Abacha, the nature of corruption, and the status of the Nigerian free press.
Contributors
John Terrett; Richard Jeffries
Keywords
Politics; Human rights; Press; Censorship; Petroleum resources; Political corruption; Trials; Oil extraction; Executions; Political activists; Nigeria; Ken Saro-Wiwa; Sani Abacha

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