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UPDATE: All 5 are released and safe

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 27th May, 2010 | No Comments

truecostlogoPRESS RELEASE: Antonia Juhasz, lead author and editor of “The True Cost of Chevron: An Alternative Annual Report” was forcibly dragged from Chevron’s annual meeting yesterday as shareholders and their proxies chanted, “Chevron Lies, People Die.”
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Chevron Shareholders With Legal Proxies Arrested for Trying to Speak?!

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 27th May, 2010 | No Comments

grpphotochevronprotestThe rules should be simple; when it comes to shareholder meetings, if you allow entry to some shareholders and shareholder representatives holding legal proxies then you should allow entry to all of them. This was not the case yesterday at Chevron’s Annual General Shareholders Meeting (AGM) in Houston, Texas. Global Exchange staff received this email […]
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And the People’s Choice Winner is…..(drumroll please)

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 27th May, 2010 | No Comments

PrintGlobal Exchange is pleased to announce the winner of our 2010 Human Rights Awards People’s Choice, Mu Sochua, as chosen by YOU, supporters of Global Exchange and human rights around the world. Mu Sochua joins our other award recipients, Raúl del Águila, International Honoree, and Van Jones, Domestic Honoree. Mu Sochua has been a tireless […]
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Chevron Updates from Houston

Posted by in People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 27th May, 2010 | No Comments

chevron updatesShareholders and shareholder representatives from around the globe holding legal proxies were refused entry to Chevron’s annual meeting on Wednesday. Five members of The True Cost of Chevron Network were subsequently arrested at the oil giants direction, including GX’s own Antonia Juhasz, Director of our Chevron Program. Protestors and press gathered outside the meeting as […]
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