Justice In Nigeria Now!

For Human Rights, Environmental Protection and Community Livelihoods

Chevron On Trial Starting Oct. 27 – Rally to Support Nigerian Plaintiffs

Posted by sarahjinn on October 16, 2008

Take the Day Off, Call in Sick, and Show Your Support for Nigerian Villagers Shot by Chevron

On October 27th, the 1st day of a landmark jury trial against Chevron in San Francisco, tell the company that you will not tolerate their human rights abuses in Nigeria or anywhere!

Join us at the Chevron gas station at the corner of 9th and Howard in San Francisco (1298 Howard St) in solidarity with Nigerian plaintiffs who are in Federal court nearby

from 12pm-1pm

Bring your friends and co-workers

Then: After the rally we encourage you to go to the San Francisco Federal courthouse at 450 Golden Gate, 19th floor Courtroom 10 to quietly and peacefully observe the proceedings brought by Nigerian villagers against Chevron from 1:30-3:30pm starting on October 27 and every day of the trial. (Monday through Thursday 8:30-3:30) Please note: This is NOT a “silent protest” it’s simply an act to show your support for the Nigerian plaintiffs with your presence. (Government issued ID required to enter the Federal Building)

For More Information Contact: info@JusticeInNigeriaNow.org or 415 575 5521 or go to: www.ChevWrong.org

This event is co-sponsored by:

Amazon Watch, Global Exchange, Rainforest Action Network Food and Water Watch , People’s Health Movement , Hesperian Foundation , Other Worlds, West County Toxics, Communities for a Better Environment, Burmese American Democratic Alliance, Filipino/American Coalition for Environmental Solidarity, Asian Pacific Environmental Network – Laoian Organizing Project

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