NATIONS WHICH DO NOT LEARN THE LESSONS OF THEIR PAST MISTAKES ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT THOSE MISTAKES – PART 16

  Chapter 12   Medical Cases   Three hundred and ninety-nine reports on individuals cases were submitted from the various hospitals, in ATR 2 Form A.   The victims ranged in age from two to seventy years. Both sexes were involved. The injuries and the modes of their infliction were protean; the results of treatment…

NATIONS WHICH DO NOT LEARN THE LESSONS OF THEIR PAST MISTAKES ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT THOSE MISTAKES – PART 15A

  Chapter 11   Personal Injuries   Method of Investigation   It was considered expedient that direct approach to the medical personnel who treated the victims of the disturbances would yield the most reliable results.   Since the purpose of the Tribunal was for perpetuation of testimony, it was appropriate to bring to bear the…

NATIONS WHICH DO NOT LEARN THE LESSONS OF THEIR PAST MISTAKES ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT THOSE MISTAKES – PART 14B

Witness:          Dr. E.C. Okoye Day:                13 Figure:             1,000 (Sept)   Grounds for credibility: Witness got this figure from a policeman who had opportunity of going round the town. This was up to 30th September.   Witness:          Mrs. A.N. Ishie Day:                34 Figure:             67 (May)   Grounds for credibility: Ward…

NATIONS WHICH DO NOT LEARN THE LESSONS OF THEIR PAST MISTAKES ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT THOSE MISTAKES – PART 14A

  Chapter 10   Extent of Loss of Life   The ascertainment of this was a herculean and probably impossible task.   The Nigerian authorities had made no effort to issue any figures which would inspire any confidence in their accuracy. They had rather engaged themselves in denying estimates of the dead given by other…