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5 April 2005

Harvard to sell its stake in firm tied to Sudan

Author: Marcella Bombardieri, Boston Globe

Under mounting pressure from student activists, Harvard University announced yesterday that it will sell an estimated $4.4 million stake in PetroChina, whose parent company is closely tied to the Sudanese government, accused by the United States of...

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21 April 2005

CNPC will not inject Sudan into PetroChina-source

Author: Reuters

China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) will leave its oilfields in politically risky Sudan out of the assets it plans to inject into its flagship listed unit PetroChina, a source close to the plan said... Analysts have expressed concerns that an...

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25 April 2005

Oil leagues on the boil [China, India]

Author: Jehangir S. Pocha, Telegraph [India]

...the fact that Chinese and Indian oil majors are now signing deals, once almost exclusively the domain of the West and Japanese, is also leading to complaints. Western energy industry executives in Beijing say Indian and Chinese firms observe few...

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2 May 2005

Hitting Sudan In The Pocketbook

Author: Amy Borrus, Business Week

...momentum is building behind a national campaign to prod pension funds, as well as universities, to sell their holdings in companies with ties to Sudan. A coalition of activists across the political spectrum is pushing divestment in hopes of...

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10 May 2005

U.S. schools pressed to dump stocks linked to Sudan

Author: Reuters

The International Crisis Group has asked 100 U.S. universities to consider divesting any stocks they may hold in companies doing business in Sudan, in protest at the government's treatment of civilians in Darfur, the nonprofit advocacy group said on...

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22 May 2005

Divestment efforts seek to pressure Khartoum government [USA]

Author: Laura Smitherman, Baltimore Sun [USA]

A strengthening movement to bring economic pressure to bear in Sudan got a lift this week when Illinois became the first state to pass a bill aimed at forcing public pension funds to shed investments in companies with business ties in the African...

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25 May 2005

Investing in Atrocity: The Cost of Doing Business with Khartoum

Author: Joanne Mariner, Human Rights Watch, in FindLaw's Writ

Although the [UN Security Council] has passed four resolutions on Sudan in less than a year, none has touched the country's business interests. The multinational oil companies that help Khartoum reap over a billion dollars in annual oil revenues...

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1 June 2005

Students and States Seek to End Genocide in Sudan Through Divestment Campaigns

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

Students urge Stanford University to follow in the footsteps of Harvard University by divesting, and urge California senators to pass legislation like Illinois did...testimonials [of atrocities] prove convincing in campaigns to divest from companies...

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1 June 2005
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Author: Save the Children UK

[donne un classement de 25 entreprises: Amerada Hess, BP, ChevronTexaco (Chevron), CNPC, ConocoPhillips, Devon Energy, Eni, ExxonMobil, Lion Energy, Lukoil, Nexen, Norsk Hydro, Paladin Resources, PetroChina, Petronas, Premier Oil, Repsol YPF, Santos,...

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29 June 2005

Illinois' message will reach Wall Street, but what about Sudan?

Author: [column] David Nicklaus, in St. Louis Post-Dispatch

[scroll down to 'A column by David Nicklaus in the "St. Louis Post-Dispatch"'] Can money managers in Springfield, Ill., help bring down a genocidal regime in Khartoum, Sudan? The Illinois Legislature clearly thinks they can, and so does Gov. Rod...

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