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21 July 2001

Coca-Cola sued over bottling plant 'terror campaign'

Author: Julian Borger, Guardian [UK]

Coca-Cola's bottling plants in Colombia used rightwing death squads to terrorise workers and prevent the organisation of unions, it was alleged in a Miami court yesterday. The US union United Steelworkers is suing Coca-Cola on behalf of the Colombian...

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20 July 2001
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Author: El Tiempo [Colombia]

Voceros de la multinacional Coca Cola rechazaron ayer versiones que intentan asociar a la compañía con la contratación de paramilitares en Colombia. El pronunciamiento se produjo luego de que el sindicato de trabajadores del acero y la Fundación para...

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20 July 2001

Coke sued over death squad claims

Author: BBC

Trade union leaders in the United States have said they are suing the soft-drinks company Coca-Cola for allegedly hiring right-wing death squads to terrorise workers at its Colombian bottling plant. A spokesman for Coca-Cola in Atlanta said its...

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20 July 2001

Colombian union suing Coca-Cola in death squad case

Author: Nick Rosen, Associated Press, in Miami Herald

Coca-Cola Co.'s Colombian bottlers are working with death squads to kill, threaten and intimidate plant workers, a labor union charged in a federal lawsuit to be filed Friday in Miami. Coca-Cola, which is named as a defendant, immediately dismissed...

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20 July 2001
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Author: Agence France Presse, El Colombiano [Colombia]

La empresa norteamericana Coca-Cola recurre a agentes de seguridad paramilitares para asesinar, torturar y secuestrar a líderes sindicales de sus embotelladoras en Colombia, denunciaron ayer sindicatos y grupos de derechos laborales, que iniciarán una...

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19 July 2001

news release by plaintiffs (including download for copy of the complaint): Coca-Cola (Coke) to be sued for human rights abuses in Colombia

Author: United Steel Workers and International Labor Rights Fund

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20 June 2001

Coca-Cola, UNAIDS Form Partnership For Africa

Author: , UN Wire

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9 May 2001

Coca Cola breaks ranks; others run for cover on climate

Author: Greenpeace

[Coca Cola Spain states it fully backs European governments' support for Kyoto Protocol]

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22 March 2001

Former Labor Secretary To Chair Coca Cola Compliance Taskforce

Author: New Journal & Guide [Norfolk, Virginia]

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16 March 2001

History of justice long for task chief

Author: Henry Unger and Scott Leith, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Ex-labor secretary presiding over Coca-Cola anti-bias panel first influenced the company 28 years ago.

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