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Human Rights Abuses: Taking on Chevron

December 10, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

A new powerful international campaign on Chevron presents an exciting new organizing model for corporate campaigners and human rights activists everywhere. The new Chevron Program at Global Exchange links Chevron affected communities across the United States and around the world to expose the true cost of Chevron and reign in the entire oil industry. Learn about the campaign and communities in struggle against Chevron in Nigeria, Burma, Kazakhstan, Ecuador, California, and elsewhere in defense of their human rights.

Kerry Kennedy, acclaimed human rights activist and author, founder of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights (on Ecuador)

Antonia Juhasz, author, The Tyranny of Oil (on book tour for the paperback release, updated with a new foreword), Director, The Chevron Program, Global Exchange and an Associate Fellow with IPS (The Chevron Program)

Paul Donowitz, Campaign Coordinator, EarthRights International (Burma, Nigeria)

Kate Watters, Executive Director, Crude Accountability (Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan)

Steven Donziger, lead plantiffs attorney, Aquinda v. Chevron (Ecuador)


December 10, 2009
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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The U.S. Capitol
Room SVC 212/210
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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