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14 August 2006

Evading link with Sudan - UM [University of Maryland] foundation pledges not to invest in 4 firms [USA]

Author: Gadi Dechter, Baltimore Sun [USA]

In response to student activists, and in step with a nationwide trend among college endowments, the University System of Maryland Foundation has pledged to avoid investing in four companies it believes help the government of Sudan commit genocide in...

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20 April 2006

Inco website: "Goro Project"

Inco holds a 69 percent interest in the Goro project. The three provinces of New Caledonia hold a 10 percent equity interest...through their holding company Société de participation minière du Sud calédonien (SPMSC)... Through a jointly owned company...

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18 April 2006

New clashes in New Caledonia

Author: Xinhua

There have been more clashes between French riot police and Rheebu Nuu Kanak activists, with 18 demonstrators reported arrested Tuesday morning. Radio New Zealand International said the local political party Kanak USTKE union has joined the campaign...

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17 March 2006

UC [University of California] regents vote to divest from companies doing business in Sudan

Author: Michelle Locke, Associated Press

University of California regents voted Thursday to divest from several companies doing business with Sudan in protest of the humanitarian crisis in the country's Darfur region...Specifically, UC is divesting from Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd., China...

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9 March 2006

Yale dumping oil investments linked to Sudan

Author: Diverse: Issues in Higher Education [USA]

Yale University is selling off its oil stocks linked to the African nation of Sudan because the country has been accused of genocide...Yale President Richard Levin...said the university had stock in one of seven oil companies that it determined were...

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8 November 2005

Companies linked with Burma

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions

Updated on Tuesday, November 08, 2005. This list is not exhaustive. We are ready to correct any factual errors which it may contain. As we receive information on further companies which are active in Burma we will approach them in the same way and,...

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30 June 2005

Sakhalin Indigenous People Blockade Oil Development [Russia]

Author: Environment News Service

Sakhalin's indigenous people have blocked roads leading to oil and gas facility projects for two days to support their demands for an assessment of how the projects are affecting them and compensation for damages...The same groups demonstrated in...

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8 June 2005

company website: "Sakhalin Energy"

...our current shareholders are Shell Sakhalin Holdings B.V. (Shell), which has a 55% share in the project, Mitsui Sakhalin Holdings B.V. (Mitsui) which have a 25% share and Diamond Gas Sakhalin, a Mitsubishi company, with a 20% share.

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8 June 2005

Russia: Increasing opposition to Shell's Sakhalin project over environmental & social concerns - Shell says doing all it can to comply with standards

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8 June 2005

Shellshock on the island terrified by oil giant's pipeline [Russia]

Author: Jonathan Brown, Independent [UK]

...for Shell, operations there [in Sakhalin] are running into fierce local resistance, and the company has found itself the target of the biggest environmental campaign in Russia...Parallels are being drawn with the resistance the company faced in the...

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