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New Burma ‘Dirty List’ Companies Named and Shamed

37 new companies have been added to the ‘Dirty List’ published today by the Burma Campaign UK. A total 95 companies feature on the list. The ‘Dirty List’ exposes companies that are directly or indirectly helping to finance Burma’s brutal military dictatorship. [companies on the Dirty List include: Lloyd’s of London, Rolls Royce, Ericsson, Alcatel, Swift (co-operative owned, controlled by banks incl. Citibank, HSBC, ABN Amro), A.P. Moller-Maersk, Total, DHL (part of Deutsche Post), Orient Express, Schlumberger, Lonely Planet, Daewoo, Austrian Airlines, Hutchison Whampoa. Companies on last year's list that have pulled out or ended involvement in Burma incl: British American Tobacco, PricewaterhouseCoopers, P&O (part of Carnival), WPP, Ernst & Young. Also refers to Burmese company Yangon Airways]