Saturday, February 1, 2014

40 human rights groups critizcise Sochi Olympic sponsors Atos, Coca Cola, Dow Chemical, General Electric, McDonald’s, Omega, Panasonic, Procter & Gamble, Samsung, and Visa for not defending LGBTs

Here, via JoeMyGod, is the beginning of the joint letter to the top ten corporate sponsors of the Olympics:

Perhaps the most coldly dismissive statement so far in respect of LGBT concerns was issued by Panasonic:
  ...the company “has no involvement in, and is not in a position to comment on political and social matters related to the Olympic Games or specific governments in any country or region.”

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