Africa: The man fighting for independence of Biafra… from a flat in Peckham

The man fighting for independence of Biafra… from a flat in Peckham Britain, which had drawn Nigeria’s borders arbitrarily, had little patience with locals trying to reshape colonial frontiers. London backed Nigeria’s army in strangling Biafra at birth, supplying weapons and turning a blind eye to a military blockade that resulted in the starvation of about a million people. Long […]

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Biafra: Nigerian Army killed 17 unarmed youths – Amnesty International

Amnesty International, the global human rights group, has claimed the Nigerian military shot dead unarmed civilians before a march to mark the anniversary of the 1967 Biafran declaration of independence. Police have said at least 10 people were killed — five in the town of Onitsha, Anambra state, and five in Asaba, in neighbouring Delta state — in violence linked […]

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