In May 1994 after the death of four moderate Ogoni elders, Nigerian political activist and writer Ken Saro-Wiwa, together with eight others was arrested for their murder. Following the show trial in Nigeria, he and his co-defendants were found guilty and sentenced to be hanged. Despite massive international publicity the executions were carried out by the Nigerian government on 10 November. This is the extraordinary and moving account of Ken Saro-Wiwa's period of detention in 1993.
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