Australian companies â€śdirectly helpingâ€ť dictatorship in Burma â€“ US diplomatsSubmitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 08/09/2011 - 1:55pm
Media Release: Scott Ludlam, Senator for Western Australia. September 6th, 2011
US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks support the Australian Greensâ€™ claim that oil and gas companies investing in Burma are â€śdirectly helping to strengthen the military hold on powerâ€ť.
Greens spokesperson on Burma Senator Scott Ludlam said US diplomats had echoed Greens calls for stronger sanctions against the dictatorship.