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23 August 2007

Ethiopia to press Ogaden campaign despite criticism

Author: Katie Nguyen, Reuters Africa

Ethiopian soldiers are accused of burning homes, seizing livestock and killing civilians in its toughest crackdown yet on rebels in a remote, forgotten part of the...country. Rights groups say abuses escalated in Ogaden when the government launched a...

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1 August 2007

Rethinking Censorship, Google, and Free Trade [scroll down to second item]

Author: Robert Senser, Human Rights for Workers

Should U.S. trade policy be modernized to cover the Internet? Yes, says Google Inc. Under Beijing’s orders, Google's self-censors its Website in China. Embarrassed by criticism of its collaboration with China's repression, Google is lobbying...

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28 March 2007

[PDF] Myanmar, human rights and inward investment

Author: Richard Welford, CSR Asia Weekly, Vol. 3, Week 13

[scroll to page 11]...Human Rights Watch says that the decision to invest in Myanmar’s extractive industries is no ordinary business move because lives are at risk. Companies have a responsibility to make sure their investments do not lead to abuses....

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24 March 2007

Burma: Human Rights Watch warns Shwe & other gas projects threaten human rights, investments by Daewoo, ONGC, GAIL, KOGAS & others may lead to complicity in abuses

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24 March 2007

Burma: Natural Gas Project Threatens Human Rights - South Korean, Indian Investments May Lead to Complicity in Abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch

...Human Rights Watch [has] expressed concern that the proposed construction of overland pipelines to transport...gas will involve the use of forced labor, and result in illegal land confiscation, forced displacement, and unnecessary use of force...

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20 November 2006

Myanmar: In harm's way - A proposed pipeline in Myanmar has farmers worried about their land and human rights activists up in arms

Author: Daniel Pepper, Fortune

The Indian government is proposing the construction of a pipeline running from the Shwe gas fields 20 miles off Myanmar's coast overland to India...experts say gas could begin pumping by 2009...The field is being developed by South Korea's Daewoo...

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11 July 2006

Korean, Indian firms urged to withdraw from Myanmar

Author: Reuters

Myanmar activists urged a Korean-Indian consortium on Wednesday to quit an offshore gas project they fear could lead to human rights abuses and prop up the military junta with billions of dollars in royalties. Shwe Gas Movement...called on the venture...

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7 July 2006

Drilling for the Burmese Junta

Author: Norwatch

The rig “Frontier Duchess” is believed to have carried out the work in the Shwe field in block 1-A and Shwe-3. But Frontier Drilling’s management will not supply details about either the Daewoo assignment or the exact time the operations took place. ...

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1 July 2006

Human rights groups call on Daewoo Intl. consortium to withdraw from Burma - Daewoo says still at exploration stage, too early to discuss human rights concerns

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1 July 2006

[PDF] full report: "Supply and Command - Natural Gas in Western Burma set to entrench military rule"

Author: Shwe Gas Movement

[Report focuses on Shwe gas project operated by a consortium of: Daewoo International, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation of India, Gas Authority of India, Korean Gas Corporation. Also refers to international companies "that are or have been operating...

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