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.

'Voluntary' retirement

snippets // german  // 2,24 Min // 28.09.2004  // Hits: 326

After the murder of Isidro Gil the unionised workers are called together by armed paramilitaries who move along the sides of the bottling plant. They are introduced with the possibilities of either getting murdered themselves or voluntarily more ...

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Licence: CCL A-NC-SA 3.0

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