Videos - Donny Rico & Chevron make it a crime to defend the environment.Quicklink submitted by Susan Lee Schwartz Permalink
|U.S. Judge Sides With Chevron in Case Against Ecuadorians, Allows Oil Giant to Evade Justice: Ecuadorian communities reject a misguided judgment delaying justice for some 30,000 indigenous people and farmers who continue to suffer from the company’s toxic legacy in the Amazon rainforest. The decision—handed down yesterday by New York District Court Judge Lewis Kaplan—also underscores the threat that well-financed corporations pose to justice and the rule of law with their ability to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on efforts to attack victims and their allies.Amazon Watch teams up with Pulitzer Prize winner Mark Fiore once again!To draw attention to Chevron's threat to open society and freedom of speech Amazon Watch presents 'Donny Rico'. The satirical look at Chevron's actions highlights the serious threat to all environmental and human rights activism|
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