Nigeria: Further information on prisoner of conscience / legal concern / health concern and new concerns: unfair trial / death penalty: Ken Saro-Wiwa, Dr Barinem Kiobel and new names: Saturday Dobee, Paul Levura, Nordu Eawo, Felix Nuate, Daniel Gbokoo, Jo

Nigeria: Further information on prisoner of conscience / legal concern / health concern and new concerns: unfair trial / death penalty: Ken Saro-Wiwa, Dr Barinem Kiobel and new names: Saturday Dobee, Paul Levura, Nordu Eawo, Felix Nuate, Daniel Gbokoo, Jo

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Index Number: AFR 44/025/1995
Date Published: 31 October 1995
Categories: Africa, Nigeria

On 30 and 31 October 1995, after what AI believes to have been politically-motivated and unfair trials, the nine people named above were convicted of murder and sentenced to death by hanging. AI considers at least two of them - Ken Saro-Wiwa and Dr Barinem Kiobel - to be prisoners of conscience.


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