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This document is from the archive of the Africa Policy E-Journal, published by the Africa Policy Information Center (APIC) from 1995 to 2001 and by Africa Action from 2001 to 2003. APIC was merged into Africa Action in 2001. Please note that many outdated links in this archived document may not work.

Nigeria: Links to Recent Documents

Nigeria: Links to Recent Documents
Date distributed (ymd): 981025
Document reposted by APIC

+++++++++++++++++++++Document Profile+++++++++++++++++++++

Region: West Africa
Issue Areas: +political/rights+
Summary Contents:
This posting contains web links to selected documents on Nigeria from September and October, covering issues such as human rights, the environment and the transition to civilian rule. The next posting contains excerpts from two recent issues of the Nigeria Media Monitor (http://www.kilima.com/mediamonitor).

+++++++++++++++++end profile++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Recent Policy Documents on the Web: Nigeria

UN Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) Update on pipeline fire
October 21, 1998

http://lists.essential.org/1998/shell-nigeria-action/msg00798.html
[see also http://www.reliefweb.int]


Movement for the Survival of the Ijaw Ethnic Nationalities in the Niger Delta
October 21, 1998

http://lists.essential.org/1998/shell-nigeria-action/msg00639.html


Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP)
Acting MOSOP President to return to Ogoni

http://lists.essential.org/1998/shell-nigeria-action/msg00638.html
[also see http://www.oneworld.org/mosop]


Nigeria Petrol Pipeline Explosion: An Avoidable Tragedy

Environmental Rights Action [Friends of the Earth Nigeria] October 21, 1998

http://www.kilima.com/nigeria/tragedy.html


"Redesigning a Nation" by Wole Soyinka October 16, 1998 in Lagos

http://www.kilima.com/nigeria/soyinka.html


Center for Constitutional Rights plans to sue Chevron over death of protesters in Nigeria
October 14, 1998

http://lists.essential.org/1998/shell-nigeria-action/msg00628.html


Amnesty International: Open Letter on Nigeria to
Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group on the Harare Declaration
October 8-9, 1998

http://www.amnesty.org/ailib/aipub/1998/AFR/14403998.htm


Sierra Club
Ogoni 20 Freed, but Shell's Pollution Remains October 2, 1998

http://lists.essential.org/1998/shell-nigeria-action/msg00609.html


International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions (ICEM)
"Oil Unions back in Workers' Hands"
October 1, 1998

http://lists.essential.org/1998/shell-nigeria-action/msg00611.html
[also see http://www.icem.org]


Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP)
Letter of Appreciation from the Ogoni 20
September 30, 1998

http://lists.essential.org/1998/shell-nigeria-action/msg00605.html


Human Rights Watch / Article 19
"Blair urged to take tough stand with Nigerian leader"
September 21, 1998

http://lists.essential.org/1998/shell-nigeria-action/msg00593.html


Africa Fund Statement on Release of the Ogoni 20 September 10, 1998

http://lists.essential.org/1998/shell-nigeria-action/msg00571.html
[also see http://www.prairienet.org/acas/afund.html]
[Note: The Africa Fund has recently issued a job announcement for a Director of Administration.
For more information contact africafund@igc.apc.org or telephone 212-785-1024.]


Committee to Protect Journalists
Meeting with Nigerian Journalists at conference in Ghana
September 8, 1998

http://www.cpj.org/news/1998/ghanaconf.html


For additional news see
http://www.africanews.org/west/nigeria

For additional background and more links see

http://www.africapolicy.org/action/nigeria.htm


This material is produced and distributed by the Africa Policy Information Center (APIC). APIC's primary objective is to widen the policy debate in the United States around African issues and the U.S. role in Africa, by concentrating on providing accessible policy-relevant information and analysis usable by a wide range of groups individuals.


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