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Richard Dicker Discusses the Recent Events in Nigeria.

Associate Counsel for Human Rights Watch, Richard Dicker. He'll discuss the situation in Nigeria. Last week poet, playwright and minority rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa was sentenced to death and killed, along with eight other men. Saro-Wiwa lead the "Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People," a movement to help the impoverished Ogoni. They had been fighting for rights to petroleum reserves and compensation for environmental damage by Shell Oil Company, a lead oil operator in the country. The deaths have been condemned by many world leaders. (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)

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Other segments from the episode on November 16, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 16, 1995: Interview with Richard Dicker; Interview with Brian Anderson; Interview with Elizabeth Streb.

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