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Sunday, September 09, 2007

Investers Urged to Pull Out of PetroChina, Which funds Darfur Atrocities

Mutual-fund companies pressed to divest stakes in PetroChina / Activists target more US firms on Sudan investments

Two stories from over the past few days that are related to, most recently, yesterday's from the "Financial Times":
From Bloomberg...
Fidelity Investments, Vanguard Group, and American Funds, the three largest U.S. mutual-fund companies, on Wednesday came under increased pressure from activists to sell their holdings in PetroChina, the oil company that does business in war-ridden Sudan.

The Rest @ Sudan, The Passion and The Present

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