Democracy Now! November 10, 1998

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Democracy Now! November 10, 1998
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Ken Saro Wiwa Commemoration: A Rare Interview; Ken's Final Testimony; Interview with Ken Saro Wiwa's Parents

(8 Minutes) Ken Saro Wiwa Commemoration: Rare Interview On the third anniversary of the Ogoni activist, Ken Saro Wiwa's execution by the Nigerian military regime - a rare interview with him taped shortly before his execution. GUEST: Ken Saro Wiwa, Ogoni himan rights activist and author, in a 1994 interview with Amy Goodman and WBAI's Bernard White. (6 Minutes) Ken's Final Testimony We now go to the final testimony before the military tribunal that would eventually execute him. Reportedly, Ken's last words before he was hanged were: Lord, take my soul, but the struggle continues. GUEST: Alusim Emmanuel Monday Zobari Nata, Ogoni activist, recited Ken Saro-Wiwa's closing statement before a military junta on October 31, 1995, when Ken was sentenced to death. (33 Minutes) An Interview With Ken's Parents in Ogoniland. GUEST: Jim Baso Wiwa. GUEST: Mrs. Wiwa

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November 10, 1998
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November 10, 1998
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WPFW; Julie Drizin, Amy Goodman; November 10, 1998
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