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TOPIC Sinaltrainal

For over 30 years the Columbian Trade Union for Food Sinaltrainal has tried to defend against the increasing assaults made by transnational corporations, above all Coca-Cola. The price to pay was 9 murdered Coca-Cola unionists, 12 murdered Nestlè unionists as well as permanent death threats, abduction threats and attempts at intimidation by the ultra-right paramilitary. In 2002 Sinaltrainal initiated the International Campaign against Coca-Cola to bring attention to the persecution. The campaign was picked up and supported by social movements worldwide. It was resumed in September 2007.

paramilitarism

snippets // german  // 0,38 Min // 28.09.2004  // Hits: 832

The paramilitary groups have announced from the beginning on that they would destroy all unions. That is why the national and international organisations have not put the blame on the corporations but on the paramilitary forces. But of course more ...

Team: zen/jorge pavez/berny medico/volker on: visions-of-labor.org
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