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A Big Win for Human Rights

Experts say this case [Alien Tort Claims Act case in US courts against Unocal, alleging involvement in Burma abuses] and the settlement will have a broad impact on corporations and force them to consider their conduct overseas. [also refers to Shell, ChevronTexaco, Coca-Cola, ExxonMobil, Total]

Part of the following stories

Chevron lawsuit (re Nigeria)

Unocal lawsuit (re Myanmar)