Under pressure, PepsiCo quits Burma

May 1996
Christian Century;5/15/96, Vol. 113 Issue 17, p539
Reports on the decision by PepsiCo to withdraw its investment in Burma as a result of pressure from religious shareholders and pro-democracy human rights activists. Reason for the decision; Comment by Joseph P. La Mar of the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers; Features of the public protests against the company.


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