Ken Saro-Wiwa’s widow talks about execution 20 years on

Maria Saro-Wiwa says she is proud of Nigerian environmentalist’s fight against Royal Dutch Shell and for democracy.

A memorial march is due to be held in Nigeria for a champion of the environment who confronted one of the world’s biggest oil companies – and was then hanged.

It is the 20th anniversary of the execution of Ken Saro-

Wiwa, who campaigned against oil pollution in the oil rich Niger Delta by Royal Dutch Shell.

He was sentenced to death after being found guilty of involvement in four murders – in a case condemned as a sham and after international appeals for clemency.

Al Jazeera’s Yvonne Ndege has been to meet his widow in Ogoni – who is proud of his fight against Royal Dutch Shell and for democracy.

Source : Al Jazeera

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