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Bad business in Burma

In a boon for human rights and corporate responsibility, a Superior Court judge in California last week refused to dismiss a suit charging that the energy company Unocal is liable for human rights abuses perpetrated by the military junta in Burma while the regime was under contract to provide security for Unocal and its partners in a natural gas pipeline project.

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Unocal lawsuit (re Myanmar)

Burma: Boston Globe editorial on lawsuit against Unocal for human rights abuses perpetrated by its military partners in gas pipeline project