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Students Push University of Virginia out of Unocal

Unocal is feeling pressure from activists because the company continues to do business with Burma's ruling military regime. (part one of a two-part article) - Last week, students at the University of Virginia (UVA) succeeded in persuading UVA's administration to divest the University's 50,000 shares of stock in Unocal, a California-based oil company that is doing business with Burma's (Myanmar's) military rulers. Students were pushing for divestiture because of the company's complicity in human rights violations inflicted by the military.