Helon Habila and Emmanuel Ogebe at Politics & Prose

Saturday, January 7, 2017
6:00pm — 7:00pm
Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
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Join Helon Habila, author of The Chibok Girls, in a conversation with Emmanuel Ogebe, an international human rights lawyer specializing in Nigeria.

Emmanuel Ogebe is an international human rights lawyer specializing in Africa. The youngest law graduate in his home country of Nigeria, he was exiled to the United States after becoming a political detainee during the brutal years of General Abacha’s military dictatorship. Ogebe has testified before the US Congress’ Africa subcommittee and was instrumental to the International Criminal Court’s decision to examine Boko Haram for crimes against humanity. He serves as Nigeria expert and chief fact-finder for the Washington Working Group on Nigeria. Ogebe is a recipient of the US President’s award for his volunteer work helping NGOs in northern Nigeria.

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Join Helon Habila, author of The Chibok Girls, in a conversation with Emmanuel Ogebe, an international human rights lawyer specializing in Nigeria. Emmanuel Ogebe is an international human rights lawyer specializing in Africa. The youngest law graduate in his home country of Nigeria, he was exiled to the United States after becoming a political detainee… more

Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008

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