Democracy Now! January 5, 1999

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Democracy Now! January 5, 1999
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Police Shooting in California; Bloodbath in the Niger Delta

(14 Minutes) Police Shooting in California In Riverside, CA the black community wants answers in the police shooting death of a nineteen-year-old woman, Tyisha Miller. GUEST: Don Bardo, President and CEO of Urban League of Riverside and San Bernadino counties. GUEST: Reverend Bernel Butler, cousin of Tyisha Miller. (36 Minutes) Bloodbath in the Niger Delta Activists say Nigerian soldiers have killed between 26 and 200 people since 12/30, the deadline set by Ijaw youth for multinational oil companies to leave the country. Demonstrations are still illegal although the military regime says its no longer imposing martial law. GUEST: Bronwen Manby, researcher for Human Rights Watch. GUEST: Oronto Douglas, Ijaw spokesperson, environmental attorney, head of Environmental Rights Action and founder of the Chicoco movement.

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January 5, 1999
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January 5, 1999
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WPFW; Maria Carrion, Norman Kelley; January 5, 1999
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