Burma, the country of the Golden Pagodas, strangled by a military junta.
A pipeline built by two oil companies, TOTAL and UNOCAL. Slave labor, rape and murder are the results of the joint venture with the military.
In a historical lawsuit, 15 villagers from the jungle of Burma sued a massive oil corporation for human rights abuses in American Courts. After 10 years of intense legal battles, they come out with an impossible victory.