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Help Stop Gas-Flaring in the Niger Delta.

Posted by in World News & Events on 29th March, 2011 | No Comments

gasflarebicyclingGlobal Exchange has worked with our allies in Nigeria for over a decade to help stop the illegal and deadly use of gas-flaring. Today, our friends at Amnesty International have launched an important new campaign to end flaring — and you can help! The oil industry is abusing the human rights of hundreds of thousands […]

Bed, Bath … and Settlements?!

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 29th March, 2011 | 3 Comments

SodaStream_factoryThis Wednesday, March 30th, is Palestinian Land Day. Land Day commemorates the 1976 general strike of Palestinians within Israel against mass expropriation of their land by the state. Six unarmed protesters were killed on that day, but hundreds more have been killed since in demonstrations and protests against the on-going confiscations of Palestinian land. This Land Day, we are asking one chain store, Bed Bath and Beyond, to stop selling SodaStream, as well as Ahava and all other settlement products.