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29 April 2014

[PDF] Private Military & Security Companies and their impacts on human rights: Recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In relation to reported negative human rights impacts by PMSCs, some continue to occur in areas of conflict or weak governance such as Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia, but we have seen a rising of reports alleging abuses in other regions, especially in...

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8 April 2014

Global Policy Forum report on UN use of private military & security companies allegedly involved in human rights abuses

Global Policy Forum reports on UN use of private military & security companies allegedly involved in human rights abuses; responses by Askar Security, Delta Protection & G4S.

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7 April 2014

Askar Security Services response to Global Policy Forum report on UN use of private military & security companies

Author: Askar Security Services

UN peace keeping mission in DRC(MONUSCO) hired Askar Security based on Askar Security's competency and the fact that we met their procurement requirements.With increasing global terror risk,UN was looking out for a competent and experienced global...

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17 April 2008

Iraq Human Trafficking May Hurt Us [Uganda]

Author: Albert Mugumya in Daily Monitor [Uganda]

Private security firms in Uganda such as Askar Security, Water Tight Services; Triple Canopy; EOD Technologies and Dreshak have been sub-contracted by American firms also known as "corporate warriors" to recruit Ugandans for both combat and non-combat...

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17 August 2007

Ugandan askaris in Iraq ripped off

Author: Felix Osike, New Vision [Uganda]

New details have emerged on how Ugandan guards in Iraq are being fleeced and exploited by recruiting agencies…Dr. David Ogaram, the Commissioner for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, wrote…to...12 recruiting agencies [saying:]…“You are...

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