13 Feb '12, 6pm
URGENT ACTION #BRAZIL: Chief Raoni & the Kayapo under attack! Please TAKE ACTION & : #IndigenousRights #Environment
URGENT: Chief Raoni and the Kayapo under attack! Chief Raoni has called for support to pressure the Brazilian government to protect his people's lands against armed thugs sent by ranchers and illegal settlers to intimidate them and encroach upon their lands. Chevron turns to "Arbitration" Star Chamber to Try to Cheat Justice After losing court rulings in Ecuador and the United States in recent weeks, Chevron is now betting everything on an obscure private arbitration panel acting under the mantle of the U.S.-Ecuador Free Trade Agreement. US Court Delivers Serious Rebuke to Chevron's Abusive Legal Tactics The ruling sets right a "grave injustice against the Ecuadorians," and "rebukes Chevron's abusive legal tactics ... to malign the very people who suffer as a result of the company's deliberate poisoning of their homeland."