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Delta force

Author: Ken WiwaKen Saro-WiwaKay BishopGlenn EllisCathy TysonAll authors
Publisher: London : Television Trust for the Environment, 1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Updated versionView all editions and formats
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A documentary made before the judicial murder of the Nigerian writer and human rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa in November 1995. Delta Force tells the story of the non-violent efforts of the Ogoni people to halt 30 years of environmental damage, suffering and inequality on the Niger Delta. Delta Force opens with the arrest of Saro-Wiwa and the subsequent implementation of "Operation Restore" in Ogoniland--the military  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Wiwa; Ken Saro-Wiwa; Kay Bishop; Glenn Ellis; Cathy Tyson; Mark Hawkins; Ken Morse; Guy Newton; Sally Hilton; Television Trust for the Environment.; Catma Films (Firm); Channel Four (Great Britain)
OCLC Number: 42241839
Language Note: Dialogue in Engish and a Nigerian language with English subtitles.
Notes: A Catma Films production for Channel Four.
In container (23 cm.).
Credits: Commentary, Cathy Tyson ; original music, Mark Hawkins ; camera, Ken Morse, Guy Newton ; editor, Sally Hilton.
Performer(s): Ken Wiwa, Ken Saro-Wiwa.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (ca. 49 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Contents: Part 1 (14:20) --
Part 2 (13:18) --
Part 3 (21:18).
Responsibility: writer/researcher, Kay Bishop ; director/producer, Glenn Ellis.

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A documentary made before the judicial murder of the Nigerian writer and human rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa in November 1995. Delta Force tells the story of the non-violent efforts of the Ogoni people to halt 30 years of environmental damage, suffering and inequality on the Niger Delta. Delta Force opens with the arrest of Saro-Wiwa and the subsequent implementation of "Operation Restore" in Ogoniland--the military campaign of terror waged against the Ogoni people in an attempt to suppress their environmental campaign against oil drilling by Shell International. Also includes interview excerpts with Ken Wiwa, son of Ken Saro-Wiwa.

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