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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.

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Message to the Coca-Cola boykott campaign

interview // espagnol  // 3,40 Min // 28.03.2006  // Hits: 2.770

Gozalo Quijano, representative of the union Sinaltrainal in Bogotá sends greetings to the Coca-Cola campaign in Germany to support the mobilisation. Coca-Cola is one of the sponsors of FIFA World Cup 2006 in Germany .

Team: kanalB on: visions-of-labor.org
Licence: CCL A-NC-SA 3.0
More Information: http://www.sinaltrainal.org

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