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Serval Partnership

Read a recent blog post by Serval Project founder Dr. Paul Gardner-Stephen.

The Media for Justice Project has partnered with Serval to use their BatPhone software as a way to keep our participants communicating without having to use the traditional GSM (mobile phone) network.

Learn more about the Serval Project at their website

 

World Habitat Day-PHC

Mobile activists at work documenting the World Habitat Day march and rally on October 3rd, 2011. The activists also used Serval BatPhone software to create an autonomous mesh network throughtheir telephones and communicate and coordinate amongst the group.

Sogho Children Speak Out Against Land Grabbing

Children from the Ogoni Community of Sogho in Khana LGA, Rivers State speak out against the government's plans to take land in their community.

The Rivers government is claiming that the land will be used for a mechanized banana plantation, but this is at odds with the fact that military surveyors were sent to survey the land, lending credence to the rumor that the real objective is to re-site the Bori Camp barracks in Ogoniland

Ogoni Community Radio

Voice of Ogoni radio was launched on the anniversary of the hanging of Ken Saro-Wiwa and other Ogoni martyrs in November, 2009. The unlicensed station broadcast for a few months before the pressure from the Rivers state government and Nigerian military became too much for the clandestine operators and they were forced to hide the transmission equipment.

Nigeria is the only country in West Africa that continues to deny communities the right to the FM airwaves, forcing those who want or need their voices heard to resort to transmitting without a license.

Nigeria's Ogoni say NO to militarization and resource theft

On June 12th, Goteh Keenam and Dambani Kuenu, two young Ogoni men from Zor-Sogho community in Rivers state, Nigeria were shot dead by policemen. The two were protesting ongoing attempts by the State government to smuggle the Bori Camp Military Barracks, which houses the Second Amphibious Brigade in Port Harcourt into Ogoni territory.