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ARCO Out of Burma Demonstrators Sco

Activists with the Free Burma Coalition distributed leaflets and held
banners Thursday night at a high school football game being played at
California State University, Fullerton.     The game was part of a series
of high school games being televised with the sponsorship of ARCO

While ARCO, especially in the Los Angeles area, has tried to develop a
positive community image by sponsoring events such as this one they
continue to subsidize the heroin trade through their continued investment
in Burma.    Just as heroin production has more than doubled since the
SLORC took power in 1988, heroin use in many of the communities in which
these football games are being played has also risen dramatically.

Activists near the entrance held two smaller banners and distributed
leaflets.    Meanwhile at the other end of the field, behind the field goal
posts, activists unfurled a large banner reading "ARCO in Burma = Heroin in
U.S.A."    Despite the actions of an overzealous University Police
Department our message was heard loud and clear.    People who attended the
game were very interested in learning more about ARCO's role in the drug

Kevin Rudiger
Burma Forum, Los Angeles
Campaign for Corporate Withdrawal
2118 Wilshire Blvd #383
Santa Monica, CA 90403
(310)399-0703 - Phone and Fax
(310)588-3404-Pager and Voice Mail