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Affected Peoples from Ecuador and Richmond Announce Growing Worldwide Coalition to Confront Chevron at Annual Shareholder Meeting

Company management to be confronted with multiple resolutions on corporate accountability, climate change, political funding and environmental protection
22 May 2015 | Amazon Watch

San Francisco, CA – On May 26th, at the headquarters of the Sierra Club, representatives of communities affected by Chevron environmental destruction and disregard for human rights will announce plans to return to Chevron's Annual Shareholders Meeting the following morning in San Ramon, CA.     More »

Global Actions Demand Chevron Pay for Amazon Contamination

Organizers say the oil giant should pay the US$9.5 billion ordered by an Ecuadorean Court to victims of the company's contamination of the Amazon
21 May 2015 | TeleSur

Activists and organizers throughout the world are gathering Thursday for International #AntiChevron Day, calling on the oil company to pay for the environmental degradation caused in a number of countries, particularly in the South American nation of Ecuador.     More »

Chevron's Main Defense Unraveling in Ecuador Pollution Case, Says New Forensic Report

11 May 2015 | Hinton Communications

New York, NY – Chevron’s claim that an Ecuador trial court judgment against it was “ghostwritten” is unraveling, according to a confidential forensic report and a separate article documenting the bombshell new evidence published by the Huffington Post.     More »

Chevron's "Ghostwriting" Charge Unraveling in Ecuador Pollution Case

5 May 2015 | Huffington Post

Chevron's "ghostwriting" charge against Ecuadorian villagers and their attorneys, who together have held the oil giant accountable for toxic dumping in the Amazon rainforest, is unraveling.     More »

Donziger: Funder of Ecuador Pollution Case Signed False Confession to Stop Chevron's Litigation Bullying in Gibraltar

4 May 2015 | Hinton Communications

New York, NY – A London-based funder of the historic environmental lawsuit brought by Ecuadorian villagers against Chevron admitted repeatedly in recent weeks that it was planning to sign a false confession required by the oil giant as a condition of withdrawing an increasingly contentious lawsuit in Gibraltar.     More »

Chevron Targets Journalist With Cyberattacks for Exposing Wrongdoing in Ecuador Case

1 May 2015 | The Chevron Pit

Chevron is trying to cyberbully a prominent American legal reporter as retaliation for his accurate and detailed coverage of the oil giant's recent courtroom setbacks in the Ecuador pollution case.     More »

Fortune Focuses on Brad Pitt While Ignoring Key Developments In Ecuador Pollution Case

29 April 2015 | The Chevron Pit

Roger Parloff's reporting for Fortune about Chevron's growing pollution liability in Ecuador – where he ignores devastating new evidence that the oil giant's defenses are unraveling – is on display yet again with a blog claiming that Brad Pitt has interest in making a movie about the litigation.     More »

Donny Rico Schools Chevron on How To "Be the Victim" in Ecuador

29 April 2015 | Eye on the Amazon

Chevron's retaliatory RICO case against the Ecuadorians and their lawyers would not have come about were it not for the generous suggestion of U.S. Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan. Chevron spent millions upon millions filing cases against the Ecuadorians everywhere other than Ecuador once the company saw the verdict was about to come down, but when they met Kaplan, they hit pay dirt.     More »

Can Ecuador Bring Chevron to Justice?

A US appeals court may decide fate of a $9.5 billion fine imposed on the company for environmental damage
24 April 2015 | Al Jazeera America

Judges in New York began hearing arguments in one of the biggest and longest-running environmental justice cases of all time. At stake is whether a developing country that happens to have oil can enforce its judgments against a multinational company. The results may tell Americans something about what the rule of law is worth in their own country.     More »

Battle Over Amazonian Pollution Case Back in Court

Lawyers for Ecuadorian plaintiffs from an Amazon village are appealing a 2014 ruling in favor of Chevron
23 April 2015 | Al Jazeera America

"Caught in the middle and still standing there waiting for someone to come clean up the toxic waste are the 30,000 people affected in Ecuador," said Paul Paz y Miño, adding that 1,400 people have already died from cancer.     More »