Photos from Niger Delta 1999/2000 during the height of the “Obasanjo” crisis.  Ijawland, Egiland, Isokoland, Ogoniland were all under crisis.  The photos form part of my research on state and multinational violence against women in the Niger Delta.

Testimonies of Women are both acts of resistance and acts of solidarity. The women writing in the Testimonies  are all part of the communities of suffering and resistance that exist throughout the world. Although the testimonies of the women  cannot reproduce the tears, the sadness and pain that accompanied their words, there is no doubt as to the uncompromising strenth and courage of our sisters wherever they may be.

For more on this see :  Niger Delta Women in Struggle and Blood and Oil: Testimonies of Violence from Women in the Niger Delta

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