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Archive for August, 2008

On the Radio

Posted by sarahjinn on August 23, 2008

Ed Kashi

copyright: Ed Kashi

On August 22, JINN representative and two other guests were on Terra Verde, a radio program that airs on Berkeley’s KPFA 94.1 to talk about Chevron’s environmental record in Nigeria and to inform the public about the upcoming court case against Chevron filed by Nigerian villagers for human rights abuses committed by Chevron in 1998. Listen Here

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JINN Event: Film Screening and Discussion about the true cost of oil in Nigeria

Posted by sarahjinn on August 4, 2008

The Naked Option: A Last Resort

A work in progress by Candace Schermerhorn

credit: Candace Schermerhorn

Join: Justice in Nigeria Now for a 20 minute screening of The Naked Option: A Last Resort a film about 600 Nigerian women who peacefully protested Chevron’s human rights and environmental abuses with only the threat of publicly stripping naked– a serious cultural taboo. The film will be followed by a panel discussion about the true cost of oil in Nigeria and what Chevron should do about it.

Panelists include: Filmmaker Candace Schermerhorn, Nigerian activist Ayo Ajisebutu and Cindy Cohn, attorney in the upcoming litigation happening this fall in San Francisco against Chevron – Bowoto v. Chevron

When: Thursday, August 7, 2008 7pm

Where: First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
305 N California Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Contact: Sarah Dotlich, Coordinator at JINN for more information
sarah(at)justiceinnigerianow.org or 415-575-5521
http://www.justiceinnigerianow.org

Co-Sponsored by The Peninsula Peace and Justice Center and Global Exchange and Priority Africa Network

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