Intercontinental news articles


Oil giant BP has attempted to block four shareholder resolutions on the environment and human rights, due to be debated at the BP AGM on 19th April, using archaic 19th Century case law. The company is attempting to rule the resolutions out of order on a legal technicality.


IOC delegation visit Beijing on fact-finding mission for 2008 Olympics but fail to give human rights a sporting chance.
China in Tibet: A Gold Medal for Oppression


Free Tibet Campaign is encouraged by the concern expressed by Trade Minister Richard Caborn over PetroChina's activities in Tibet, but repeated its call for BP to withdraw from its share holding in the company.


(LONDON) Free Tibet Campaign, representing a coalition of social justice groups, financial firms and individual shareholders, today submitted a resolution to BP's Company Secretary at Britannic House, City of London.


Panchen Lama photo charade, as Chinese officials show pictures claimed to be of missing spiritual leader


Free Tibet Campaign claimed victory at the High Court today after the Metropolitan Police conceded that its officers acted unlawfully when they removed flags and banners from demonstrators on The Mall during the Chinese President's State Visit last October.