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DHL to pull out of Burma

The Burma Campaign UK has been informed by DHL’s parent company, Deutsche Post, that DHL will end its joint venture with Burma’s military dictatorship. DHL’s current contract with the regime expires at the end of 2006, and the Burma Campaign UK had called on the company to use this opportunity to cut its ties with the regime...DHL’s partner in Burma is the regime-owned enterprise, Myanma Post and Telecomms...The move by DHL will increase pressure on French oil giant TOTAL Oil to pull out of Burma...The Burma Campaign UK...has persuaded more than 100 companies to end their involvement in Burma, including British American Tobacco, Premier Oil, WPP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Kuoni, and Carnival Cruises.