Environmental Milestones


INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
11/10/1995
Writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa is hanged in Nigeria for leading the Ogoni people's protests against environmental destruction of their lands by Royal Dutch/Shell, Chevron, and other international oil companies.

Source

Greenpeace International, "Ken Saro Wiwa and 8 Ogoni People Executed: Blood on Shell's Hands," 10 November 1995.

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