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Posts Tagged ‘oil extraction’

Sign-On Letter to Chevron’s CEO

Posted by sarahjinn on September 4, 2008

Join Justice In Nigeria Now to send a strong message to Chevron about their human rights abuses in Nigeria.

165 people who have already signed a letter to Chevron’s CEO David O’Reilly calling on Chevron to stop paying transporting, and housing the Nigerian military and police forces who shoot, injure and kill innocent unarmed protesters in Nigeria. Sign Letter!

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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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