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.
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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.