TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH
St. Illuminator’s Hall
221 East 27th Street
6 – 8 PM, Doors at 5:30

FEATURED SPEAKERS: Ken Wiwa (brother of Ken Saro-Wiwa)
Amy Goodman (host of Democracy Now!)
Ka Hsaw Wa (Goldman Environmental Prize Winner)

On November 10th, 1995, Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other Ogoni men were hanged in the yard of Nigeria’s Port Harcourt prison. Their only crimes: non-violently protesting against an oil company, and demanding protection of the environmental and social rights of the Ogoni people.

Ten years on, a coalition of environmental and human rights organizations is mounting a national tour on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa and his colleagues. What had begun as a call for the environmental and social rights of an ethnic group against a brutal regime, and the oil companies that fueled it, has become a catalyst for global movements for Nigerian democracy, minority and ethnic rights, corporate accountability, and reduced dependence on oil.

Please join us to commemorate the life and work of Ken Saro-Wiwa.

For more information on Ken Saro-Wiwa www.priceofoil.org

Event listings, postcards and posters: www.priceofoil.org/thepriceofoil/tour

For more on the US Court case Wiwa vs. Royal Dutch Petroleum: www.earthrights.org/shell/index.shtml