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University of Virginia Divests 50,000 Shares from UNOCAL

Author: Free Burma Coalition, Published on: 15 October 2001

Rogue Oil Company That Attempted to Build Pipeline With Taliban Comes Under Fire From Students, Faculty, Seven Nobel Peace Laureates for Abuses in Burma -...The move makes UVA the third public university to divest of stock in oil corporations that have operated in the southeast Asian country. The University of Wisconsin divested $250,000 from Texaco and the University of Minnesota divested $1.5 million from France-based Total. Earlier this year, American University in Washington, DC removed items made in Burma from the campus store

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Related companies: Unocal (part of Chevron)