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Capital punishment - UN oil sanctions against Sudan seem unlikely. Could a divestment campaign fill the gap?
Author: Ethical Corporation [editorial]
Oil revenues help the [Sudanese] regime to stay in power...the oil continues to flow through the hands of the state-owned oil companies of China, India and Malaysia. [China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), ONGC Videsh, Petronas]... As US...
Author: Michael Richardson, New Zealand Herald
Sudan is...a significant oil producer and this has put China and the United States at odds over how to handle Sudan...The UN Security Council recently adopted a resolution threatening possible sanctions against Sudan [but]...only after the US agreed,...
Author: Roger Bate & Benjamin Schwab, American Enterprise Institute
As The Economist stated in a fall 2000 report, "The dirty bottom line is that Talisman is helping the Sudan government finance its war." Though difficult to imagine a few years ago, the situation in Sudan has gone from awful to inconceivably worse....
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- Related in-depth areas: Academic African region Chinese investment overseas Extractives, including oil and mines Sudan Violence & Abuses
- Related companies: Chevron China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) ONGC (Oil & Natural Gas Corporation) Shell Talisman (part of Repsol)
Darfur, Southern Sudan, and the Moral Imperative of (Equity) Divestment: Which companies and nations are propping up the Khartoum regime?
Author: Eric Reeves, Smith College [USA]
...the central purpose of the divestment campaign must be to force these complicit companies to suspend all business and commercial activities in Khartoum until the genocide in Darfur ends and a final peace agreement with the people of southern Sudan...
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- Related companies: ABB Alcatel (now Alcatel-Lucent) China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Goldman Sachs Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company (GNPOC) MiG ONGC (Oil & Natural Gas Corporation) PetroChina (part of China National Petroleum Corporation) Petronas Siemens Tatneft TIAA-CREF Trafigura Beheer
Author: EarthRights International
In EarthRights International’s (ERI) view, an alarming number of similarities already exist between the Yadana Pipeline and the proposed Shwe Pipeline. If nothing is done, it appears likely that history will repeat itself. Forced labor and human...
Author: Supratim Mukherjee, Asia Times
Government and business interests in India, Myanmar and South Korea are crowing over a giant gas discovery in the Arakan Sea...Opposition to the Shwe Prospect has begun already. [refers to Daewoo, Korea Gas Corporation, Oil and Natural Gas Commission ...
Author: Human Rights Watch
The Sudanese government's efforts to control oilfields in the war-torn south have resulted in the displacement of hundreds of thousands of civilians, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Foreign oil companies operating in Sudan have been...
Deconstructing Engagement: Corporate Self-Regulation in Conflict Zones – Implications for Human Rights and Canadian Public Policy
Author: Georgette Gagnon, independent human rights consultant; Audrey Macklin, University of Toronto; Penelope Simons, University of Toronto
This paper examines the existing governance gap in the accountability of TNCs for violations of international human rights and humanitarian law associated with their extraterritorial operations. It assesses the adequacy of efforts at self-regulation...
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- Related companies: BP Chevron China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) EY (Ernst & Young) Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company (GNPOC) OMV ONGC (Oil & Natural Gas Corporation) Petronas Premier Oil PricewaterhouseCoopers Shell Sudapet Talisman (part of Repsol) Total