The Burma-China Pipelines: Human Rights Violations, Applicable Law, and Revenue Secrecy

Abstract This briefer provides up-to-date information on the Burma-China gas and oil pipelines. Through firsthand accounts, leaked documents, and publicly available information, EarthRights International analyzes corporate responsibility and accountability with respect to the pipelines, according to international laws and standards, and Burmese law. It discusses how to mitigate harmful impacts and improve the benefits for the people of Burma, and concludes with practical recommendations for key stakeholders.
Date 2011 03
Publisher Earthrights International
Series Situation Briefer No. 1
3 Oil & Gas, 3.4 China's International Oil Relations