Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Daughter Demands Pardon for her Executed Father

The daughter of renowned Nigerian environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa has called for him to be posthumously pardoned
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The daughter of renowned Nigerian environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa has called for him to be posthumously pardoned, on what is the 25th anniversary of his execution.

Nigeria’s then-military regime sparked global outrage after it convicted Mr. Saro-Wiwa and eight other people of murder and hanged them.

Their widows are suing oil giant Shell, alleging it was complicit.

Noo Saro-Wiwa has tweeted that Nigeria’s government “cannot call itself civilised or claim moral responsibility while it refuses to exonerate” her father and his colleagues, who became known as the Ogoni Nine.

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