Support U'wa Rights! March Against Occidental Petroleum!
Protest Oxy in Los Angeles
Cant come to L.A.? Go to www.colombiamobilization.org to find a Colombia Mobilization Action near you! On March 24th, the National Colombia Mobilization will be targeting the following corporations reaping profits off of war in Colombia:
Monsanto -- St. Louis, MO
Sikorsky -- Hartford, CT
Coca-Cola -- Atlanta, GA
OXY -- Los Angeles, CA:
11am, Demonstration at the Westwood Federal Building, 11000 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. March to Occidental Petroleum International Headquarters
End Corporate Terror in Colombia ...from Cola to Crude
Killer Profits for Corporate America
Since Colombia became the third largest recipient of US foreign aid in the world, political murders and displacement have doubled. Our tax dollars arm and train the Colombian military who directly support and collaborate with the right-wing paramilitaries. The Colombian security forces and paramilitaries together are responsible for 84% of all political killings and forced disappearances, according to Human Rights Watch. From the War on Communism to the War on Drugs to the War on Terrorism, US foreign aid to Colombia has been great for Corporate America and deadly for the Colombian people.
*We pay for Sikorsky-made Blackhawk helicopters used against civilians.
*We pay for Monsantos toxic defoliant which results in environmental destruction and forces people from their homes.
*We pay for paramilitaries who murder trade-unionists demanding justice from Coca-Cola.
*We pay for the protection of the Cao Limn Pipeline, owned and operated by Los Angeles based Occidental Petroleum.
OCCIDENTAL: Pipelines Over People
Occidental Petroleum of Los Angeles, best known for its unsuccessful attempt to drill for oil on Uwa Ancestral Land, is now in line for a $98 million War on Terrorism corporate welfare aid deal to arm and train Colombian troops to protect its oil pipeline. $98 million to serve a company that had admitted paying off both FARC and ELN guerrilla groups. $98 million to serve a company whose base of operations was used as a staging post for a military attack on unarmed civilians in Santo Domingo in 1998.
The Colombia Mobilization is a national coalition of organizations and individuals working to transform US policy towards Colombia and the Andean region. We are committed to nonviolence in our own actions as well as supporting exclusively nonviolent, negotiated political solutions to the conflict in Colombia.
Join People of Conscience all over the country as we confront the corporations that profit off US funded terror in Colombia.
Join the Colombia Mobilization
March 24, 2003
11am, Demonstration at the Westwood Federal Building, 11000 Wilshire Blvd., L.A.
March to Occidental Petroleum International Headquarters
For details on the week of teach-ins, speaking events, videos, the reality tour and other activities, and info on the West Coast Regional Colombia Mobilization, contact: email@example.com
For information on the National Mobilization on Colombia www.colombiamobilization.org. In Northern California: 415.575.5534 in Southern California: 310.456.9158
West Coast Regional Mobilization is sponsored by: Amazon Watch, Colombia Peace Project, Fellowship of Reconciliation, Global Exchange, LA Peace and Freedom Party, People for a Gasoline-Free Day, Project Underground, Rainforest Action Network, the Ruckus Society, Witness for Peace Southwest, and others.
The National Colombia Mobilization is a coalition of over 100 organizations working to bring an end to US military aid to Colombia.
- 107 Energy
- 116 Human Rights
- 124 War & Disaster Profiteering