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[PDF] Sudan: Oil exploration fueling displacement in the South

South Sudan has seen a rapid increase in oil exploration…there are reports of forced migration and violence in the areas of oil exploration…[a] UN Official [said], “There are armed forces all over the area…Their job is to displace the people and there is also an army…to protect the oil fields. These displaced people are…forced off their land without any compensation. This will definitely cause future conflict.”…The capacity of the new government in Sudan to monitor…is still quite weak. Evaluations of corporate activity and its impact on Sudanese citizens’ human rights are inconsistent and incomplete... [refers to Chinese National Petroleum Corporation, ChevronTexaco, Jarch Capital, Occidental, Shell, Talisman, Unocal]

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