Ending Corporate Impunity for Genocide: The Case Against China's State-Owned Petroleum Company in Sudan
36 Pages Posted: 18 Apr 2012
Date Written: December 31, 2011
This case study explores the corporate criminal liability of the Chinese National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) for complicity in the Darfur genocide in Sudan. Together with theoretical elements published elsewhere, this paper builds the prosecution's case as an example of the type of litigation that should be undertaken as a complement to civil liability for corporate wrongdoing.
Keywords: China, CNPC, petroleum, Sudan, Darfur, International Criminal Court, international criminal law, genocide, oil, Bashir, Khartoum, United Nations, People's Liberation Army, military, prosecution, evidence, complicity, aiding and abetting, corporation, corporate liability, corporate responsibility
JEL Classification: F00, F23, K14, K22, K33, K42, L71
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