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MP3 AUDIO – Protest at Occidental Petroleum Headquarters (tags)
LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2008 – Environmental activists from AmazonWatch with support from the LA Greens and other local groups paid a visit to Occidental Petroleum’s corporate headquarters. Activists are demanding that Oxy pay for the clean up of an area of the Amazon home to the Achuar people. Oxy is blamed for the poisoning of an entire ecosystem that the Achuar depend on for their survival.
"This is What a Clean-Up Looks Like!" (tags)
“In 1971, Occidental Petroleum was reinjecting their production waters back into the ground here in the United States and elsewhere where they were operating. [So] they had the technology—it was just more expensive to do it [in Peru], and no one was regulating them. This is environmental racism.” -- Mitchell Anderson, Amazon Watch
AmazonWatch Clean Up Crew Hits Occidental Petroleum Headquarters (tags)
LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2008 – Environmental activists from AmazonWatch with support from the LA Greens and other local groups paid a visit to Occidental Petroleum’s corporate headquarters today. Dressed up in Haz Mat uniforms demonstrators staged a mock toxic clean up outside the Oxy building in Westwood.
Two Upcoming Events to Expose Pollution, Sickness in Peru Caused by Occidental Petroleum (tags)
“Oxy systematically dumped nine billion barrels of toxic wastewater into the Northern Peruvian Amazon, in Achuar territory. They’re unwilling to clean it up, so we are going to be out there on Wednesday at 12:30 teaching them how to clean up after themselves. " -- Mitchell Anderson of Amazon Watch
An Appeal to Philippine President Arroyo (tags)
Stop agrarian violence and killing of farmers! Implement agrarian reform in contentious landholdings!
Strike Against War by Occidental Student Coalition to end War (tags)
Strike plans at Occidental College (1600 Campus Road, Los Angeles, CA 90041):
NPA GUERILLAS STRIKES IN NEGROS, WESTERN VISAYAS (tags)
About 50 communist rebels, posing as policemen, attacked the construction site of a foreign-funded international airport in Silay City, Negros Occidental, early Sunday, burning down P30-million worth of equipment. The P4.3-billion airport is one of three newly developed airports in three provinces mentioned by the President in her State of the Nation address in July.
Philippines: Agrarian violence claims more lives under Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Regime (tags)
Agrarian violence claimed two more lives this month. A leader of Task Force Mapalad (TFM), Rico Adeva, 39, was gunned down by three men as he and his wife Nenita were walking to their home in Barangay Dos Hermanas, Silay City, Negros Occidental on Black Saturday. He suffered seven bullet wounds – in the head, stomach, chest, and hand. Meanwhile, in Davao, the Secretary General of the National Coordination of Autonomous Local Rural People’s Organizations (UNORKA), Eric Cabanit, was assassinated by two masked men while he was in a public market in Panabo last April 24, 2006. His daughter, who was with him when the shooting happened, was also wounded and is still in critical condition.
Oxy Petroleum: War for Oil in Colombia (tags)
Occidental Petroleum Faces Lawsuit for Its Role in Massacre in Colombia Plaintiff Questions CEO at the Company’s Annual Meeting
3/24 Westwood Protest for Colombia (tags)
March to protest U.S. military aid to Colombia/oil wars.
Butterfly in Ecuador (tags)
Midnight decision to deport Julia Butterfly Ecuadorian Government preempts her fair trial in oil protest
Occidental Petroleum to Leave U'wa Land (tags)
Los Angeles-At its annual shareholder meeting Friday, Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) announced its plans to return to the Colombian government its controversial Siriri oil block (formally Samore), located on the traditional territory of the U'wa people. This follows a nearly decade-long peaceful campaign by the U'wa to halt the oil project.
Oxy to Leave U'wa Land (tags)
Los Angeles—At its annual shareholder meeting today, Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) announced its plans to return to the Colombian government its controversial Siriri oil block (formerly Samoré), located on the traditional territory of the U’wa people. This follows a nearly decade-long peaceful campaign by the U’wa to halt the oil project.
Speaker 2 at Occidental hunger strike Rally (tags)
Speaker 2 at Occidental hunger strike Rally
Speaker 1 at Occidental hunger strike Rally (tags)
Speaker 1 at Occidental hunger strike Rally
Occidental College students organize hunger strike (tags)
In direct opposition to the bombing of Afghanistan, and the belligerent nationalism sweeping the U.S., student organizers are fighting back. Students at Occidental College organized a hunger strike against the war, supported by over 40 faculty members, that has swept across campuses and high schools all over the U.S.
Americans Blamed in Colombia Attack (tags)
BOGOTA -- Three American civilian airmen providing airborne security for a U.S. oil company coordinated an antiguerrilla raid in Colombia in 1998, marking targets and directing helicopter gunships that mistakenly killed 18 civilians, Colombian military pilots have alleged in a official inquiry.
More FARC information needed on IMC (tags)
A reminder to indymedia readers/activists: I usually see at least one piece of news on the Zapatistas every day (which is great) but not much on the FARC, who are just as deserving of our support.
Nader invested in 7000 worst corporations in the world including Occidental (tags)
Naders Traitors hve finally bumped me off the list of supporters. After seeing the video of his excuse that he has owned Fidelity for several years because he is "planning to go to an investors meeting after the election" doesn't cut it with this anti-imperialist.Is he going to go talk to all the 7000 stock holders meetings?
Digging dirt on Oxy (tags)
Occidental Chemical Corporation, a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum, is no stranger to diplacing people. Formerly Hooker Chemical and Plastics, the company was responsible for Love Canal, one of the most severe environmental disasters in this country.
U'wa march (tags)
Thousands of demonstrators march through the streets of downtown LA to demand that presidential candidate Al Gore demand that Occidental Petroleum Corporation abort their plans to drill on U'wa Indian territory. Gore has up to one million dollars in Occidental Petroleum shares. The U'wa demand that Oxy not drill on their traditional territory in the cloud forest of Colombia and have threatened mass suicide if Oxy does drill. Copyright 2000 Dang Ngo. Free for use by nonprofit, anti-corporate globalization organizations and for personal use. All other rights reserved.
Arizona-Sonora Justice Alliance Takes On Republicrats; Turns Up the Heat On Gore (tags)
Arizona activist alliance news release for 8.14-15
AL GORE AND OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM (tags)
Gore Family Continues To Profit From Occidental Stock Despite Abuses
LOCKDOWN ON OLYMPIC AS PROTESTORS MARCH TO AL GORE'S HEADQUARTERS (tags)
A group of activists have initiated a lockdown on Olympic and Figueroa. The march against Occidental is in full swing and has diverted to Al Gore's Headquarters.