Divest Sudan campaign head: Siemens, ABB, Tatneft, PetroChina, Alcatel must suspend operations in Sudan to pressure Khartoum to stop Darfur genocide

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14 December 2004

Divesting from Genocide: More Conversation with Eric Reeves [co-founder] of the Divest Sudan Campaign [Part 2]

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

In part two of this two-part interview, Mr. Reeves discusses the significance of actions by the investment and legislative communities to address the humanitarian crisis in Sudan. [refers to Calpers, Alcatel, Petronas, Siemens]

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10 December 2004

Divesting From Genocide: A Conversation with Eric Reeves [co-founder] of the Divest Sudan Campaign [Part 1]

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

In part one of this two-part interview, Mr. Reeves explains why shareowner action and direct dialogue with companies operating in Sudan is not an option in the context of genocide. [refers to ABB, Alcatel, PetroChina, Siemens, Tatneft, Talisman]

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27 September 2004

Is Disengagement the Wisest Choice? [Sudan]

Author: Roger Bate & Benjamin Schwab, American Enterprise Institute

As The Economist stated in a fall 2000 report, "The dirty bottom line is that Talisman is helping the Sudan government finance its war." Though difficult to imagine a few years ago, the situation in Sudan has gone from awful to inconceivably worse. Which begs the question, "Should Talisman have left?"...Talisman effectively abandoned the Sudanese people to Chinese and Indian firms virtually immune to human rights pressures. [Chinese firm: China National Petroleum Corporation; Indian firm: ONGC (Oil & Natural Gas Corporation)] [also refers to Chevron & Shell]

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