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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.

Protest against Coca-Cola

short-docu // german  // 3,5 Min // 08.06.2004  // Hits: 1.076

Bogotá, December 2003 - The Colombian food union Sinaltrainal protests in front of the head quarter of Coca-Cola FEMSA. The protest is against the closing of 9 of 14 bottling plants and the murders of Coca-Cola unionist, which have not more ...

Team: zen/jorge pavez/berny on: visions-of-labor.org
Licence: CCL A-NC-SA 3.0
More Information: http://www.labournet.de/internatio nales/co/cocacola/index.html...

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