May 27, 2018

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International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations Joins Fight the Fakes as 36th Partner

Published: May 24, 2018 – 06:00 AM EST

MIAMI, May 24 /CSRwire/ - Fight the Fakes is proud to announce that the International Alliance of Patients' Organizations (IAPO) is joining as the campaign's 36th partner. By signing up to join Fight the Fakes, IAPO will support awareness raising about fake medicines...

Greenpeace Founder Blasts Chevron and U.S. Judge Kaplan for “Intimidation” Campaign Against Ecuadorian Villagers

Published: May 17, 2018 – 12:09 PM EST

NEW YORK, May 17 /CSRwire/ - Greenpeace co-founder and writer Rex Weyler has published an expose of a SLAPP-style intimidation campaign orchestrated by Chevron and U.S. trial judge Lewis A. Kaplan against Indigenous peoples of Ecuador and an American lawyer, who helped win...

Chevron Attacked at U.N. for Poisoning Indigenous Lands in Ecuador’s Rainforest; Shareholders Pressure CEO Wirth

Published: May 04, 2018 – 12:44 PM EST

NEW YORK, May 04 /CSRwire/ - A prominent Canadian Indigenous leader and lawyer, Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, has issued a blistering critique of Chevron in a United Nations speech for poisoning ancestral lands in the Amazon rainforest and engaging in "countless violations" of...

Surfrider Foundation and REEF Establish Better Beach Alliance to Protect Clean Water and Healthy Beaches

Published: May 01, 2018 – 06:46 PM EST

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., May 01 /CSRwire/ - Today, the Surfrider Foundation, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our ocean, waves and beaches, and REEF, one of the world's premier beach footwear and apparel brands, announced the launch of...

Chevron Fabricated Evidence in U.S. Court to Evade $12b Liability to Indigenous Peoples of Ecuador, Report Says

Published: Apr 30, 2018 – 01:20 PM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 30 /CSRwire/ - A controversial U.S. trial-level judge ignored undisputed evidence that Chevron paid at least $2 million for false witness testimony and fabricated other evidence to obtain a discredited civil "racketeering" (or RICO) decision that company lawyers are now...

U.S. Judge Again Tries to Block Indigenous Peoples From Enforcing $12b Ecuador Pollution Judgment in Entire World

Published: Apr 24, 2018 – 01:12 PM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - A U.S. federal trial judge, apparently reacting to Canadian appellate judges who seem willing to allow Ecuadorian villagers the chance to seize Chevron assets to comply with their $12b pollution judgment, has just issued a second extraordinary...

In Canada, Chevron Faced Tough Questions During Critical Court Hearing Over $12b Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Published: Apr 20, 2018 – 02:17 PM EST

TORONTO, Apr. 20 /CSRwire/ - Chevron faced a series of tough questions from a three-judge appellate panel this week in Ontario over its continued attempt to evade paying a $12 billion environmental liability owed to Indigenous peoples and farmer communities in Ecuador's Amazon...

Under Pressure From First Nations, Chevron Faces Major Test in Canada As Critical Court Hearing Over $12b Ecuador Pollution Judgment Gets Underway

Published: Apr 17, 2018 – 09:30 AM EST

TORONTO, Apr. 17 /CSRwire/ - Chevron faces a wave of cascading pressures in Canada - including new evidence of a multi-billion dollar tax avoidance scheme - as a critical court hearing gets underway that could determine whether the oil giant is finally forced...

Ecuador Indigenous Leaders In Canada for Critical Court Hearing Against Chevron Over $12b Pollution Judgment

Published: Apr 13, 2018 – 03:03 PM EST

TORONTO, Apr. 13 /CSRwire/ - Indigenous peoples and rainforest villagers from the Amazon Defense Coalition of Ecuador (FDA), the grass roots coalition trying to recover a historic $12 billion environmental judgment against Chevron, are scheduled to arrive in Toronto this weekend with the...

Chevron Demands Victims of Its Amazon Pollution Pay $33 Million for Court Costs in Ecuador Environmental Case

Published: Apr 03, 2018 – 11:12 AM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 03 /CSRwire/ - Although Chevron refuses to pay a historic $12b environmental judgment for polluting the Amazon, the oil giant is now trying to force Ecuadorian rainforest inhabitants who live in communities devastated by the company's toxic waste to turn...

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