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Total Oil Faces Burma Protests At AGM

Author: Burma Campaign UK, Published on: 15 May 2008

Burma Campaigners have purchased shares in Total Oil in order to attend the company’s Annual General Meeting in Paris…Total Oil is one of the largest corporate funders of the military dictatorship in Burma, which is currently denying aid to millions of its citizens following a devastating cyclone…“Total Oil has made much of its $2.2 million donation to cyclone victims, but this is a fraction of the $500 million it gives to the regime each year,” said Johnny Chatterton, Campaigns Officer at Burma Campaign UK. “Total Oil has helped keep the Burma regime in power, and that regime is now killing thousands of its people by denying aid to them.”

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