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Chevron Insults and Attacks Indigenous People in Ecuador, Counter-Sues
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threatened the trial judge with criminal liability for refusing to grant the oil giant’s motions to dismiss the case; sued each of the 47 impoverished indigenous and farmer plaintiffs in Ecuador’s rainforest in New York federal court; sought an unprecedented injunction from a U.S. federal judge to bar any American lawyer from enforcing a judgment out of Ecuador anywhere in the world; and finished its 13th day deposing one of the plaintiff’s American lawyer, apparently breaking the record for the longest deposition of a lawyer on a sitting case.
The company also filed a civil RICO suit in New York yesterday, claiming the indigenous groups were trying to extort money from Chevron via the lawsuit."
Report from http://chevrontoxico.com/news-and-multimedia/2011/0202-scientific-evidence-will-...
More information at: http://amazonwatch.org/news/2011/0207-chevron-finds-its-toxic-dumping-didnt-harm...
This is out of this world! When will we get Justice?
Take action here:http://chevrontoxico.com/take-action/send-chevron-a-message.html
and here: http://www.change.org/petitions/chevron_clean_up_your_toxic_mess_in_ecuador
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