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Wed Aug 27 2003
Direct Action to Stop the War Blockades ChevronTexaco Refinery
Wed Aug 27 2003
Protest at Chevron Refinery: No WTO/Troops Home Now
brass_liberation_band_thumb.jpg9/9: In solidarity with actions in Cancún, México, bay area anti-WTO and anti-war activists blockaded the toxic ChevronTexaco refinery in Richmond, which is receiving and processing Iraqi crude oil under the auspices of the American occupation. Despite a heavy police presence during the march and direct action, the mood was calm and joyful as 22 demonstrators linked arms and used lockboxes to blockade the truck entrance to the refinery. Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 Reports: 1 | 2 One day earlier, in a keynote speech at an oil industry conference, the vice chairman of ChevronTexaco described recent developments in the Middle East as quite positive for the corporation, which has seen earnings quadruple and is expecting a formal invitation from Iraq's new oil ministry to help appropriate the country's oil and gas business.
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