Sunday, September 30, 2007

Dutch parties call for Total boycott over Burma

International Herald and Tribune, 28 September 2007:

Four left-leaning Dutch parties, including the largest, called for a boycott of gas stations owned by France's Total SA on Friday due to the company's investments in Myanmar.

"It's a call for the Dutch people to show what they think of this company, which does not have clean hands," said Martijn van Dam, a member of parliament for the Dutch Labor Party, the junior partner in the Netherlands' centrist governing coalition. He said he did not know how many people would participate in the boycott.
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