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1. Victory! Cotton Traders Pull Out (Johnny Chatterton)
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 10:46:51 -0500
From: Johnny Chatterton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: [BurmaCampaign] Victory! Cotton Traders Pull Out
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One week ago we asked you to boycott Cotton Traders as they were sourcing clothes from Burma. Thousands of you wrote to the company, and just three days after the boycott began Cotton Traders caved in and announced they were pulling out of Burma. Thank you to everyone who pledged to boycott the company, your actions have deprived Burma's generals of hundreds of thousands of pounds.
HELP US CUT THE GENERAL'S FINANCIAL LIFELINE
Hundreds of companies are still helping to finance the Burmese regime. One of them, Lloyd's of London, is particularly important to the Burmese regime as Lloyd's companies insure businesses in Burma - including a regime owned company.
Without insurance no company would be able to invest in Burma. Lloyd's now refuse to respond to our calls, emails and letters. We need your help to make them listen - we need you to write to the bosses of Lloyd's directly and tell them why they must stop insuring the companies that fund the Burmese regime : http://www.burmacampaign.org.uk/lloydsaction.html
TAKE ACTION NOW
Your email will also be copied to the Lloyd's companies that we know are actively insuring companies in Burma. The Cotton Traders victory proves that these email actions work. Every single email counts, write now: http://www.burmacampaign.org.uk/lloydsaction
The British Government doesn't want Lloyd's to be involved with Burma. They wrote to Lloyd's chairman, Lord Levene, in September telling him that. However our sources inside Lloyd's tell us that nothing has changed, members of the Lloyd's market are still allowed to insure companies in Burma.
We need your help to make Lloyd's listen, please email them now: http://www.burmacampaign.org.uk/lloydsaction.html
Johnny Chatterton and the Burma Campaign UK team
P.S. Please send this message to your friends so even more people find out how Lloyd's is helping to finance Burma's brutal dictatorship.
P.P.S Don't forget our demonstration on Friday, details here: http://www.burmacampaign.org.uk/demonstrations.html
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