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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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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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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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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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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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