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International Art Auction for Dignity and Justice, a Benefit for Those Affected by Chevron Operations

An exhibit and auction to benefit the victims opened yesterday at the Centro de Arte Contemporáneo with 109 pieces from more than 80 artists
18 June 2015 | UDAPT

Quito, Ecuador – More than 80 mixed-media artists and photographers have joined the struggle of the indigenous people and peasants of the Orellana and Sucumbíos provinces against Chevron as they continue to seek compensation for environmental damage the company is responsible for in the Ecuadorian Amazon.     More »

Chevron Denounced Before the Human Rights Council for Violations of the Human Rights of Indigenous and Peasant Populations in Ecuador

A delegation from the Union of People affected by the activities of the oil company Chevron Texaco in Ecuador (UDAPT) participated in the 29th session of the Human Rights Council with the support of the CETIM to denounce the merciless campaign that the transnational corporation is waging with the aim of criminalizing its victims and silencing their defenders
18 June 2015 | CETIM

Geneva, Switzerland – The Chevron case refers to the 22 years of litigation by indigenous and peasant communities in Ecuador against the transnational corporation Chevron to demand justice and compensation for the damage caused by 26 years of oil drilling in the Amazon region of Ecuador.     More »

Chevron's Pollution Dispute Belongs in Ecuador's Courts, Says New York Appellate Panel

16 June 2015 | UDAPT

New York, NY – A New York state appellate court has ruled that Ecuador’s courts are entitled to resolve any disputes related to the distribution of funds from the $9.5 billion environmental judgment against Chevron, handing a victory to New York attorney Steven R. Donziger and his Ecuadorian clients in their long-running dispute with the oil giant.     More »

Karen Hinton Lauded by Ecuadorian Communities for Work Holding Chevron Accountable for Toxic Dumping

2 June 2015 | UDAPT

New York, NY – The coalition of indigenous and farmer communities in Ecuador's Amazon rainforest who won a historic $9.5 billon environmental judgment against Chevron issued statements today lauding Karen Hinton as a "hero" for her work as a communications specialist for the past seven years.     More »

Chevron Shareholder Meeting Again Dominated by Ecuador Disaster

CEO Watson refuses to respond to mounting questions around evidence proving company’s responsibility for contamination
27 May 2015 | Amazon Watch

San Ramon, CA – Chevron CEO John Watson could not escape public outrage and shareholder dissent about his mishandling of the massive $9.5 billion environmental disaster in the Ecuadorian Amazon at the company's Annual General Meeting of shareholders today.     More »

Environmental Justice, Human Rights Groups, and Investors Demand Reform of Chevron Practices at Company’s Annual General Meeting

Oil giant targeted over environmental and human rights abuses worldwide, as stockholder concern grows
26 May 2015 | Amazon Watch, Friends of the Earth, SumofUs, Asian Pacific Environmental Network, Richmond Progressive Alliance, Justice In Nigeria Now

San Francisco, CA – An ever growing coalition of local, national and international environmental and human rights rights organizations are demanding Chevron Corp be held to account over its environmental and human rights abuses in the Amazon rainforest, Nigerian Delta, and across the bay at its Richmond refinery.     More »

Affected Peoples from Ecuador and Richmond Along With Growing Worldwide Coalition Confront Chevron at Annual Shareholder Meeting

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

San Ramon, CA – On May 27th, at Chevron World Headquarters, representatives of communities affected by Chevron's environmental destruction and disregard for human rights will return to Chevron's Annual Shareholders Meeting in San Ramon, CA. Attendees are from a growing network of organizations confronting Chevron on its corporate misdeeds and disregard for the environment and human rights.     More »

Ecuadorian Indigenous Leader to Confront Chevron CEO Over Falsified Evidence and Secret Company Videos at Annual Meeting

25 May 2015 | UDAPT

San Francisco, CA – With evidence mounting that Chevron falsified evidence to evade paying a $9.5 billion pollution liability in Ecuador, Chevron CEO John Watson faces an embarrassing public reprimand this week from an Ecuadorian indigenous leader who has traveled from the rainforest to the company's annual meeting to confront top management with proof that it has gone rogue in the long-running litigation.     More »

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 »

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 »