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16 March 2017
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Author: Sylvain Besson, Le Temps (Suisse)

« Sous pression de Berne, les entreprises de sécurité privées sortent de l'ombre », 12 mars 2017...

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21 November 2016

Ex-child soldiers to sue Aegis Defence Services in UK for alleged failure to mitigate psychological harm they suffered when recruited as adult mercenaries in Iraq

Author: Alice Ross, Guardian (United Kingdom)

"Ex-child soldiers to sue UK firm that hired them to be mercenaries in Iraq", 18 Nov 2016...

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19 April 2016

UK security firm Aegis accused of failing to check if mercenaries it employed to work in Iraq were former child soldiers

Author: Alice Ross, Guardian (UK)

A former senior director at a British firm says that it employed mercenaries from Sierra Leone to work in Iraq because they were cheaper than Europeans and did not check if they were former child soldiers. James Ellery, who was a director of Aegis...

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20 October 2015

"Private Military and Security Companies: Industry-Led Self-Regulatory Initiatives versus State-Led Containment Strategies"

Author: Raymond Saner, Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

PMSCs have played an important role in war making and related security activities, and will most likely play an even larger role in the coming years. This Working Paper discusses the tensions between the PMSC industry, their client governments and...

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27 April 2014
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Author: ats (Agence Télégraphique Suisse) & Newsnet

L'entreprise d'armée privée justifie son départ de Bâle par l'introduction de la nouvelle loi de régulation des sociétés de sécurité, mise sous toit par le Parlement en automne dernier. La nouvelle législation représente un «obstacle insurmontable»...

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24 September 2013

Mercenary services outlawed by parliament (Switzerland)

Author: swissinfo.ch

Private security contractors based in Switzerland will no longer be allowed to provide mercenaries and will have to report to the federal authorities any services they plan to supply beyond the country’s borders. New legislation...will be applied to...

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Article
20 September 2013

Founding Industry Members

Author: International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers Association (ICoCA)

Founding Industry Members ACADEMI, AEGIS, AGEMA Svcs., Al Hurea, Al Thuraya Consultancy, Edinburgh Intl., Edson Tiger, Ekpedefsi Epikinonia, KK Security, Kryptais Group Intl., Pheonix Maritime Protection, Pilgrims Group, Plexus Consultancy, Special...

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10 September 2013
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Author: ATS & Newsnet

La Suisse va interdire aux entreprises privées d'offrir des services de mercenaires à l'étranger. Le Conseil national a adopté mardi cette nouvelle loi…La nouvelle réglementation s'appliquera aux entreprises qui fournissent des prestations de sécurité...

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1 August 2013

[video] Mercenary Association Seeking UN Contracts Despite Human Rights Violations

Author: Julie Lévesque, Global Research

Former Chairperson of the UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries, José L. Gómez del Prado, explains how private military and security companies have created an association to counter the regulations called for by his working group. The...

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30 July 2013
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Author: José L. Gómez del Prado en El Ciudadano (Chile)

Con el fin de discutir la utilización de empresas militares y de seguridad privadas con uso de la fuerza armada para proteger al personal de las Naciones Unidas...así como la utilización...en las operaciones humanitarias y de mantenimiento de la paz,...

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