April 18th, 2005

Agitation Against Coca Cola Intensifies

Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 18:20:29 -0000
From: crbijoy <rights@postmark.net>

Below are translations of some news reports from 'Mathrubhumi'daily
immediately after the high court judgements. This is indicative of the
growing intensity of the protests.

Agitation Against Coca Cola Intensifies

Palakkad: The protest against coca cola is intensifying in the context
of the permission granted by the High Court to Coca Cola to function.
The protesters are firm that the company would not be allowed to
operate even if the authorities make all the arrangements for its
operation. While appeal against the High Court judgement would be
filed in the Supreme Court, the agitation against coca cola would be
intensified. Activists of AIYF would march to Plachimada Coca Cola
plant on Monday.
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Students Campaign to Ban Coca-Cola Products on Campuses

*Wilmington, Delaware, US:* Students in the United States and the United
Kingdom have made significant gains in the international campaign to
hold Coca-Cola accountable. Student coalitions on college and university
campuses have been focusing efforts to ban the sale of Coca-Cola
products on campuses because of Coca-Cola's adverse human rights, labor
and environmental practices in Colombia and India.
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