Open Society Foundations Call for Immediate Release of OSM Staff Member in Myanmar
March 17, 2021 12:18 ET | Open Society Foundations
London, March 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Open Society Foundations are deeply concerned by reports that Phyu Pa Pa Thaw, finance manager of OSM (Open Society Myanmar), has been detained in...
World Finance shines a light on Russia’s oil-dependent economy, the opportunities for investment in Myanmar and the downfall of Facebook’s Libra in its winter edition
January 13, 2020 04:30 ET | World Finance
LONDON, Jan. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Last year, Facebook introduced Libra to the world. The tech giant’s lofty ambitions for its digital currency were crushed when it not only failed to impress...
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Azzad commends Chevron's work on Myanmar
April 11, 2019 12:37 ET | Azzad Asset Management
Falls Church, Virginia, April 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A coalition of socially responsible investors led by Azzad Asset Management announced today that it has withdrawn a shareholder resolution...
Chevron shareholders
Chevron shareholders vote on cutting business ties with genocide-complicit governments
May 30, 2018 16:04 ET | Azzad Funds
Falls Church, Virginia, May 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chevron shareholders voted today on a resolution to evaluate a policy of cutting business ties with governments engaged in genocide or crimes...
May 09, 2018 12:31 ET | FOUR PAWS International
BOSTON, MA, May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Roughly 1,000 “jobless” elephants face death or suffering as tourist attractions in Myanmar. A large population of these retirees was created after...
World Concern President Calls for Action in Rohingya Refugee Crisis
February 06, 2018 11:00 ET | World Concern
SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World Concern President Jacinta Tegman just returned from a tour of Bangladesh’s refugee camps and is calling on donors and the humanitarian world...
Shareholders press C
Shareholders press Chevron to assess feasibility of policy change in light of Rohingya crisis
December 18, 2017 13:44 ET | Azzad Funds
Falls Church, Va., Dec. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A group of investors has filed for the second time a shareholder resolution with Chevron Corporation focused on the persecuted Rohingya minority...
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Stakeholders press energy companies doing business with Myanmar to address Rohingya crisis
October 23, 2017 09:03 ET | Azzad Funds
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A group of investors and stakeholders has called on energy companies doing business in Myanmar/Burma to reassess their dealings in light of that...
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More than 600,000 Rohingya children could be in Bangladesh by the end of the year as demand for humanitarian assistance outstrips supply
September 16, 2017 12:53 ET | Save the Children
Dhaka, Sept. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Host communities and aid agencies are struggling to cope with the enormous demand for food, shelter and other assistance in Bangladesh’s southern district...
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Investor coalition asks Chevron to press Myanmar government for resolution to Rohingya crisis
August 31, 2017 12:34 ET | Azzad Funds
Falls Church, Virginia, Aug. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shareholders and other investor organizations delivered a letter to energy giant Chevron Corporation today, asking the company to use its...