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Corporate Mercenaries

Author: War on Want, Published on: 30 October 2006

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 have followed hundreds of accounts of personnel from private military and security firms committing abuses in Iraq. [refers to Aegis Defence Services, Sandline International, DSC (part of ArmorGroup).]

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Related companies: Aegis Defence Services (part of Aegis Group) Aegis Group ArmorGroup (part of G4S)