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[PDF] Complaint to the South Korea National Contact Point under the specific instance procedure of the OECD Guidelines For Multinational Enterprises regarding natural gas development by Daewoo International and Korea Gas Corporation (Kogas) in Burma ...

Author: Filed by EarthRights International on behalf of the Shwe Gas Movement (SGM) and nine Korea-based organizations, Published on: 29 October 2008

…As described in this complaint, Daewoo’s and KOGAS’s natural gas project in Burma has already been linked to human rights abuses…Given the Burmese military’s well-documented human rights record and pattern of grave violations associated with large-scale development projects,17 and given the proposed plans of Daewoo and KOGAS to construct a cross-country pipeline from their offshore operations, it is foreseeable that without intervention these abuses and others will ontinue to occur and increase in connection to the Shwe Project.

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Related companies: Daewoo International (part of Posco) KOGAS (Korea Gas Corporation)