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Aegis Defence Services (part of Aegis Group)

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24 April 2009

Foreign Office to propose self-regulation for private military firms [UK]

Author: Richard Norton-Taylor, The Guardian [UK]

The fast-expanding industry of private military companies…should be self-regulating, the government is to propose…in a long-awaited consultation paper expected to be released by the Foreign Office today. Ministers are understood to have concluded that...

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24 April 2009

UK Govt. launches public consultation on private military companies - proposes industry self-regulation based on code of conduct

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Article
1 December 2008

[PDF] Code of Conduct: Tool for Self-Regulation for Private Military and Security Companies

Author: Nils Rosemann, published by Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

This study aims to illustrate patterns of behavioural rules derived from corporate obligations, and to deduce from these a draft Code of Conduct (CoC) for Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs). The purpose of a Code of Conduct for [PMSCs] is...

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15 March 2008
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Author: Terra Actualidad - EFE

[E]l Gobierno británico está bajo presión para regular la actividad de los mercenarios de empresas de seguridad privadas que operan en zonas de conflicto…La ONG 'War on want', dedicada a luchar contra la pobreza y la injusticia derivadas de la...

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27 February 2008
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27 February 2008

[DOC] Aegis statement regarding "Trophy video"

Author: Aegis

The alleged incident refers to a homemade, compilation video posted on the internet in October 2005 by a former, disgruntled contractor in a malicious attempt to discredit Aegis. The compilation video and the different incidents it portrayed were...

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18 February 2008

Miliband challenged on mercenaries abuse [UK]

Author: War on Want

Foreign secretary David Miliband…faces a legal challenge over his failure to ensure democratic control over private military companies...The challenge, from...War on Want, follows mounting reports of human rights abuse by mercenaries employed by...

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18 February 2008

Miliband urged to regulate private military [UK]

Author: Richard Norton-Taylor, Guardian [UK]

David Miliband, the foreign secretary,…faces a legal challenge over the government's failure to introduce a law to regulate private military and security companies. The move, by lawyers acting for the charity War on Want, follows a…number of reports...

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5 February 2008

Human Rights First, “Private Security Contractors at War: Ending the Culture of Impunity”: company responses & non-responses

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In January 2008 Human Rights First published the report "Private Security Contractors at War: Ending the Culture of Impunity”...Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited seven private security companies to respond...[As of 2 Feb 2008]:...

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Company response
30 January 2008

Response by Aegis Defence Services (part of Aegis Group): "Private Security Contractors at War: Ending the Culture of Impunity", report by Human Rights First.

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