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21 March 2007

[DOC] Private security companies and human rights

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Presentation by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre to public seminar “Privatization of security and warfare and impacts on human rights”, co-hosted by the United Nations Working Group on the use of mercenaries and the Business & Human...

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30 October 2006

Corporate Mercenaries

Author: War on Want

The British government today comes under attack for its growing use of mercenaries in conflict zones while failing to introduce legislation to tackle their human rights abuses. A new report launched today by War on Want reveals that no prosecutions...

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29 October 2006

[PDF] full report: "Corporate Mercenaries - The threat of private military and security companies"

Author: War on Want

The following pages examine the rapid expansion of private military and security companies (PMSCs), particularly as a result of the occupation of Iraq. As well as providing information on the activities of these companies, the report urges all readers...

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27 November 2005

'Trophy' video exposes private security contractors shooting up Iraqi drivers

Author: Sean Rayment, Telegraph [UK]

A "trophy" video appearing to show security guards in Baghdad randomly shooting Iraqi civilians has sparked two investigations after it was posted on the internet... The video has sparked concern that private security companies, which are not subject...

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22 June 2004

U.S. hires Briton with spotty past

Author: Charles M. Sennott, Boston Globe

A private British firm [Aegis Defense Services] that won a $293 million contract from the Pentagon to coordinate security in Iraq is headed by a former British commando with a reputation for illicit arms deals in Africa, according to human rights...

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