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Judge Lets Unocal Ask State Dept. to Intervene in Myanmar Lawsuit

A Los Angeles judge Thursday granted a request by Unocal to ask the State Department to intervene in a lawsuit by Myanmar villagers who allege that the Myanmar military protecting a Unocal pipeline project dragooned villagers into slave labor, attorneys said.

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Unocal wants U.S. Govt. to quash lawsuit alleging it used forced labour in Burma, arguing U.S. foreign policy interests would be harmed

Unocal lawsuit (re Myanmar)