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Friday, October 16, 2009

Rape case to force US defence firms into the open

Another strike against Halliburton...it was only a few months ago in which they were convicted of bribery of Nigerian government officials and now this...

Senate passes measure prompted by case of woman prevented from suing over alleged rape by Halliburton/KBR colleagues


In legal papers Jones, who was 20 at the time, says she was fed a knockout drug while drinking with KBR firefighters.

"When she awoke the next morning still affected by the drug, she found her body naked and severely bruised, with lacerations to her vagina and anus, blood running down her leg, her breast implants ruptured and her pectoral muscles torn‚ which would later require reconstructive surgery. Upon walking to the rest room, she passed out again," the papers say.

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