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Oil majors propping up Burmese regime

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Energy giants Total and Chevron are propping up Burma's junta with a gas project that has allowed the regime to stash nearly five billion dollars in Singaporean banks, a rights group said on Thursday.

France's Total and US-based Chevron have also tried to whitewash alleged rights abuses by Burmese troops guarding the pipeline, including forced labour and killings, two reports by US-based EarthRights International said.

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