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18 Sep 2002

Author:
International Labor Rights Fund

Plaintiffs Win Ninth Circuit Victory over Unocal

On September 18, 2002, the [U.S.] Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rendered a landmark decision against Unocal Corp, allowing plaintiffs to proceed to trial in federal court on their claims that they were forced to labor on Unocal’s pipeline project in Burma. [includes full text of U.S. court decision ordering Unocal to stand trial for human rights abuses in Burma]

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