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Judge OKs Unocal Abuse Lawsuit

A group of Burmese refugees won a landmark victory Tuesday when a Los Angeles judge ruled that Unocal Corp. could be tried for human rights violations, including forced labor, that allegedly occurred during construction of a $1.2-billion natural gas pipeline in Myanmar.

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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