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Opening for Investment, Burma Faces Human Rights Challengesi
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Scott Stearns
July 30, 2012 11:41 PM
More foreign firms are moving into Burma with the easing of U.S. and European sanctions, following recent political reforms. But as VOA State Department correspondent Scott Stearns reports, the Obama administration says it expects U.S. investors to lead by example in improving labor conditions, amid concerns that a more open Burma could worsen human trafficking.

Opening for Investment, Burma Faces Human Rights Challenges

Published July 30, 2012

More foreign firms are moving into Burma with the easing of U.S. and European sanctions, following recent political reforms. But as VOA State Department correspondent Scott Stearns reports, the Obama administration says it expects U.S. investors to lead by example in improving labor conditions, amid concerns that a more open Burma could worsen human trafficking.


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