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Mayday Activists demand Ronald McDonald

Press Release: Wellington Mayday Activists

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Organisers of Mayday celebrations in Wellington have noted the theft of the $10,000 inflatable figure of Ronald McDonald from a McDonald's restaurant in Hamilton, and ask that he bought to Wellington to stand trial on May 1st.

"Ronald McDonald is guilty of crimes against workers rights, the environment and animals" said Ross Gardiner, a Wellington Mayday organiser. "If the abductors could turn him over to us, he will be given a trial that could leave him feeling rather deflated".

"Hopefully someone will get their hands on that other corporate clown, Mike Moore, for his similar crimes committed in the name of globalisation". concluded Mr Gardiner

ENDS

For further information please contact:

Ross Gardiner (04) 385-6728 or (04) 380-1613

original article on Ronald's abduction found in the Waikato times [23rd April 2001] and on stuff.co.nz at http://www.stuff.co.nz/inl/index/0,1008,763793a10,FF.html

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