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Endowment Tied to Sudan - University bought stock in oil firm that activists say helped fuel genocide

Author: Daniel J. Hemel & Zachary M. Seward, Harvard Crimson [USA], Published on: 25 October 2004

Harvard has invested millions of dollars in a Chinese oil company [PetroChina] whose financial dealings with the Sudanese government, human rights activists say, have funded that regime’s ongoing slaughter of its own people...PetroChina is a spin-off of the China National Petroleum Company [CNPC]...Representatives for PetroChina did not answer calls for comment to their offices in Beijing yesterday. [also refers to Talisman, BP Amoco, Goldman Sachs]

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Related companies: BP China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Goldman Sachs PetroChina (part of China National Petroleum Corporation) Talisman (part of Repsol)