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MEND: The Niger Delta’s Umbrella Militant Group

March 22, 2007

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Originally published on CFR.org: Introduction The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, or MEND, launched itself onto the international stage in January 2006 by claiming responsibility for the capture of four foreign oil workers. Since then, the group’s attacks on oil pipelines and kidnappings have reduced oil output in the Niger Delta by […]