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On December 15, 1968, the American Jewish Congress issued a memorandum titled “The Tragedy of Biafra.” Phil Baum, director of the Commission on International Affairs of Congress, called attention the humanitarian tragedy going on in Biafra: “For more than a year, a little noticed but nonetheless savage and tragic war has been going on between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the former Eastern Region of that country which, in May 1967, proclaimed its independence as the Republic of Biafra.”Up till then, the war drew little public attention despite the fact that it was “already responsible for more deaths than have occurred in Vietnam and is now causing the death of thousands of people each day through starvation.” By this time the brutal war between federal Nigeria and secessionist Republic of Biafra had lasted for nearly one year. The thirty month long war led to the death of over one million ethnic Igbos and other Easterners. Described as the first black on black genocide in postcolonial Africa, the war had a terrible impact on the Igbo people with its massive civilian death toll.There has been much written on the Nigeria Biafra War.
On the day that he was killed, my mother received a lunchtime phone call. My father said that he went to work on something up on a scaffold that morning and something wasn’t right and it was a bad situation. He said that the company was cutting corners and people were getting hurt in the refinery.
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