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Title: Nigerian Direct Action Activists Put Chevron on Trial: October 27 Support Rally
START DATE: Monday October 27
TIME: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location Details:
Chevron Station at 9th and Howard, SF
Event Type: Court Date
Contact NameJustice In Nigeria Now
Email Address info [at] JusticeInNigeriaNow.org
Phone Number415 575 5521
October 27: Chevron On Trial
Show Your Support for Nigerian Villagers Shot by Chevron!

Protest on the Opening Day of Bowoto V. Chevron
Monday, Oct. 27th, 12 Noon – 1 PM
Chevron Station at 9th and Howard, SF

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 in solidarity with Nigerian plaintiffs who are in Federal court nearby. 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)

For More Information Contact: info [at] JusticeInNigeriaNow.org 415 575 5521 http://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.

Added to the calendar on Wednesday Oct 22nd, 2008 8:43 PM

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