ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 10, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Environmentalist, poet and playwright Ken Saro-Wiwa, who was hanged by the military government of Nigeria, profiled; scenes shown. [SARO-WIWA - reviews the development of oil fields by Shell.] The movement by Saro-Wiwa and his Ogoni people to battle for Ogoni self-determination and an environmental cleanup of the mess left by Shell detailed; scenes shown of the results of the military government's crackdown that led to Saro-Wiwa's arrest and death sentence.
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