Monday, July 6, 2009

MEND kidnap crew from oil tanker

Nigerian Militants today kidnapped six members of the crew of an oil tanker in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. The kidnapped include  three Russians (captain of the ship is one of the Russians), two Filipinos and one Indian.

MEND released this statement pertaining to the kidnappings:

"Their arrest is meant to serve as a warning to others that there are root issues that have to be resolved with the Nigerian government before normalcy can resume".


Related stories: MEND blow up Chevron and Shell oil facilities over the weekend

10 minute video recap of the oil war from Ken Saro Wiwa to present

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