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7/29/2003 - Nigerian Women Stage Peaceful Protest
A group of 80 Nigerian village women, ranging from 25 to 60 years old, took over a Shell Oil pipeline station last week in a peaceful demonstration, reiterating calls for employment opportunities, infrastructural development, and microcredit lending programs from the multinational corporation....

10/3/2002 - Unocal Liable For Human Rights Abuses Abroad
A federal appeals court ruled recently that Unocal, the giant US oil company based in California, may be held legally responsible for forced labor, rape and murder committed by Burmese soldiers during the construction of a major Unocal gas pipeline project completed in 1999....

8/12/2002 - Nigerian Women Protest Against ChevronTexaco and Shell
Less than one month after an agreement was reached between ChevronTexaco and Nigerian women protesting at the Escravos oil terminal in Nigerias Delta state, the multinational oil companies of ChevronTexaco and Shell continue to face opposition from native communities, who charge that they exploit environmental resources and neglect the regions widespread poverty....

7/23/2002 - ChevronTexaco To Suspend Oil Exports in Nigerian Delta
ChevronTexaco announced yesterday it would suspend oil production in the Nigerian Delta due to a fire caused by lightning and an ongoing peaceful protest in which hundreds of Nigerian women have taken over several Delta flowstations....

7/18/2002 - Nigerian Women Occupy Four More ChevronTexaco Facilities
Just as hundreds of Nigerian women at the Escravos oil terminal ended their 10-day standoff Wednesday, women from a rival tribe seized control of four ChevronTexaco flow stations 50 miles east....

7/15/2002 - Nigerian Women End ChevronTexaco Protest
After more than eight days of protest, 600 unarmed Nigerian women who took over ChevronTexacos Escravos oil terminal agreed today to end their siege after the company offered to hire at least 25 villagers and to build schools, electrical and water systems....