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The truth that Chevron doesn’t want to you to hear
, June 10, 2010
On May 24, I traveled to Houston, Texas, to join indigenous community leaders and earth rights activists from around the globe who are part of . . .
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Bhopal Convictions: Justice Delayed and Denied
, June 10, 2010
The 1984 Bhopal gas leak was by most accounts the worst industrial disaster the world has ever seen. There, a plant owned by Union Carbide’s . . .
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Lessons from a Hero for Indigenous People
, June 08, 2010
A few weeks ago, I sat in on the Community Development class at EarthRights School Burma (ERSB). The class was facilitated by Mr. Benjamin D. . . .
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Fifth Circuit Denies Right of Appeal in Climate Change Litigation Dismissal
by Jonathan Kaufman, June 07, 2010
On May 28, 2010, in a procedurally bizarre and legally dubious move, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit dismissed a climate . . .
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Remembering the Bagua Massacre, Defending Alberto Pizango
by Alek Nomi, June 05, 2010
One year ago, on June 5th 2009, more than 30 people were killed in Peru’s northern Amazon province of Bagua when security forces violently clashed . . .
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Supreme Court Rejects Statutory Immunity for Foreign Torturers; U.S. Asks Court Not to Take Medical Experimentation Case
, June 02, 2010
There have been two significant positive developments for human rights law at the U.S. Supreme Court in the past few days: the high court rejected . . .
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Witnessing the Birth of a Social Movement
by Guest, May 28, 2010
Several like-minded NGOs met at the EarthRights School Mekong last week to discuss ways of mitigating potential harms from an economic venture between Burma’s oppressive . . .
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Gulf spill signals need for energy policy changes
, May 25, 2010
British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon rig has already spewed at least six, and maybe more than eleven million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of . . .
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Confronting Chevron, In Houston and Beyond
by Paul Donowitz, May 24, 2010
I'm leaving this morning for an exciting week in Houston, Texas, where community leaders and watchdog groups from around the world will expose and confront . . .
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Total and Chevron Lied to their Shareholders
by Matthew Smith, May 19, 2010
Last week, I posted an article on The Huffington Post explaining ERI’s documentation that Total and Chevron lied to their shareholders about their ability to . . .
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