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Slavery Suit Will Go Forward [USA/Burma]

A California judge on Tuesday kept alive a human rights lawsuit that claims energy giant Unocal Corp. should be held liable for the alleged enslavement of local residents during construction of a gas pipeline in Southeast Asia...Daniel Petrocelli, Unocal's lead attorney...said he believed "the jury would find exactly the same thing" as the judge had previously - that Unocal was not responsible for the alleged actions of Myanmar's soldiers.

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