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Report on Nigerian situation

Title
Report on Nigerian situation
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference; Speech
TX Date
12 Nov 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:03:19
Description
Nick Wood reports on the Nigerian situation. Includes excerpt from a press conference with Ken Wiwa, son of executed Ken Saro-Wiwa, at Heathrow Airport; trade embargo speech by UK Prime Minister, John Major; interview with marine biologist Lazarus Tamanan on the effects of oil drilling; interview with Gavin Grant, Ogoni Community Campaign, on the oppression of the Ogoni people.
Contributors
Nick Wood; Gavin Grant; Ken Wiwa; Lazarus Tamanan
Keywords
Politics; Human rights; Pollution; UK; Shell (company); Economic sanctions; Commonwealth of Nations; Environment; Oil extraction; Executions; Political activists; Nigeria; Ken Saro-Wiwa; Ogoni Community Association

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