Latest article on the Massacre
Elizabeth Bird and Fraser Ottanelli have published their latest article on the Asaba Massacre. This new piece is part of a special issue of the Journal of Genocide Research, devoted to the Nigerian Civil War, and is one of 12 excellent articles discussing different aspects of the War. Ours focuses especially on the short and long-term impacts of the war on Asaba, as well as the pivotal role of the massacres in the subsequent progress of the War. It builds on our interviews and archival work in relief agencies records.
Download the article here
New Video on Asaba Massacres
Elizabeth Bird and Fraser Ottanelli have created a short video drawn from their
interviews with Asaba survivors and witnesses, which tells the story of the massacres
in 1967. To view this video, click here.
Elizabeth Bird and Fraser Ottanelli have published an account of the Asaba massacres
in the prestigious journal, African Studies Review.
To read the article, click here.
On October 7, 2013, the people of Asaba marked the October 1967 massacre for the fourth year. Bishop Chukwuma of Enugu gave the keynote address, and the assembled crowd was able to see the considerable progress made on the Monument at Ogbe-Osawa. All photos by Richie Omo.