NAGs

Republic of Biafra


Year Formed: 1967
Year Terminated: 1970

Target States:
Nigeria

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist

Objectives:
Secession/Territorial Demand

External Supporters:

France

Israel

Portugal

Ivory Coast

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 274

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1308

References:
Duruji, Moses Metumara. 2012. Resurgent ethno-nationalism and the renewed demand for Biafra in south-east Nigeria. National Identities. 14 (4): 329-350.
 
Griffin, Christopher. 2015. French military policy in the Nigerian Civil War, 1967–1970. Small Wars & Insurgencies 26 (1): 114-135.
 
Heerten, Lasse and A. Dirk Moses. 2014. The Nigeria–Biafra war: postcolonial conflict and the question of genocide, Journal of Genocide Research, 16 (2-3), 169-203.
 
Levey, Zach. 2014. Israel, Nigeria and the Biafra civil war, 1967–70, Journal of Genocide Research, 16 (2-3): 263-280.
 
Smith, Karen E. 2014. The UK and genocide in Biafra. Journal of GenocideResearch. 16 (2-3) 247-262.
 
Rothchild, Donald. 1997. Unofficial mediation and the Nigeria? Biafra war, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, 3 (3): 37-65.