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BP ? Big Problems for Oxford Recruitment Event

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Activists recently infiltrated a BP recruitment event directed at Oxford University undergraduates. The event took place in the luxurious Randolph hotel where BP planned to woo potential employees with presentations presenting the oil giant as a dynamic, progressive and green employer.
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TRIBUNAL INTERNACIONAL DE OPINION

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Septiembre 15 y 16 y 17 de 2008

Parlamento Europeo

DECLARACION DE BRUSELAS SOBRE LAS VIOLACIONES DE LOS DERECHOS HUMANOS EN COLOMBIA

Reunido en Bruselas en el Parlamento europeo, los días 15, 16 y 17 de septiembre de 2008, el Tribunal Internacional de Opinión, después de haber tomado conocimiento de los veredictos de diversas sesiones y audiencias de varios Tribunales Internacionales de Opinión, que tuvieron lugar entre los años 2003 a 2008 y después de haber oído las declaraciones de más de veinte testigos de varios movimientos sociales y organizaciones de defensa de los Derechos Humanos, que entregaron una abundante documentación, el Tribunal concluyó que se trataba de crímenes de Estado.

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INTERNATIONAL OPINION TRIBUNAL

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Septiembre 15 y 16 y 17 de 2008

European Parliament

BRUSSELS DECLARATION CONCERNING HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN COLOMBIA

The International Opinion Tribunal convened in the European Parliament, in Brussels, on September 15, 16, and 17, 2008. Having taken notice of the verdicts of seven sessions between 2002 and 2008 of various opinion tribunals concerning Colombia, and upon hearing the testimony of more than twenty witnesses from various social movements and human rights organizations and reviewing voluminous documentation, the Tribunal concluded that the allegations before it of State crimes had been substantiated.

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?No Insignia? Land, Where Deceit is a Virtue

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Operation Checkmate in which the Colombia armed forces tricked the FARC into releasing Ingrid Betancourt and 14 other hostages on 2 July was immediately declared a great success. Bush congratulated his counterpart President Uribe, not least because three former US soldiers were amongst the released.
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Colombian Journey - the "War on Drugs"

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The helicopter swooped by a couple hundred yards away, just above the trees, as we were traveling to the community of Malvinas on June 12.  We stopped at a house alongside the road and heard more helicopters.  We then saw the two planes that were spraying herbicide in the U.S.-financed “war on drugs.”

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The London Mining Network (LMN) is an alliance of human rights, development and environmental groups. We pledge to expose the role of companies, funders and government in the promotion of unacceptable mining projects.