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Saturday, 9 February 2013

There Was A Genocide Against Igbos;Wole Soyinka.

“Writing in certain environments carries with it an occupational risk. When I was imprisoned, without trial, it was as a result of a positio... thumbnail 1 summary
“Writing in certain environments carries with it an occupational risk. When I was imprisoned, without trial, it was as a result of a position I took as a citizen. Of course I used my weapon, which was writing, to express my disapproval of the [Biafran] civil war into which we were about to enter. These were people who’d been abused, who’d undergone genocide, and who felt completely rejected by the rest of the community, and therefore decided to break away and form a nation of its own”. Wole Soyinka,Mexico,Oct,2012. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/hay-festival/9600954/Wole-Soyinka-If-religion-was-taken-away-Id-be-happy.html Note: Please, click on this web link below and sign the epetition, requesting the United Nations to apologize to Igbos. http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/united-nations-must-apologize-to-igbo-people-of/ Thanks Chinedu Vincent Akuta Leicester, UK.

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