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3 April 2017

Commentary: Lawsuit against GEO Group over alleged forced labour in detention centres could impact future immigration policy in USA

Author: Madison Pauly, Mother Jones (USA)

"How a Private Prison Company Used Detained Immigrants for Free Labor", 3 Apr 2017...

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1 March 2017

USA: Lawsuit against GEO Group over forced labour in immigrant detention facility accepted as class action

Author: Betsy Woodruff, Daily Beast (USA)

"Detainees Sue Private Prison for ‘Forced Labor'", 28 Feb 2017...

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19 January 2017
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales (France)

« La détention des migrants, un business en pleine expansion », 11 janvier 2017...

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5 December 2016

G4S sells controversial Israeli security arm accused of complicity in human rights abuses of Palestinian prisoners

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2 December 2016

Agreement reached on sale of G4S Secure Solutions (Israel) Ltd (“G4S Israel”)

Author: G4S, press release

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2 December 2016

G4S sells off Israeli security arm after pressure groups’ protest

Author: Clare Hutchinson, Evening Standard (UK)

2 Dec 2016 G4S today sold off its Israeli security business for £88 million in a victory for pressure groups who have long campaigned against the company’s controversial operations in the country. The world’s biggest security firm said Israeli private...

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2 December 2016

LPHR statement on G4S announcement of agreement to sell G4S Israel

Author: Lawyer for Palestinian Human Rights, London

On Friday 2 December, G4S announced that it had reached an agreement on the sale of G4S Israel to FIMI Opportunity Funds...LPHR notes that G4S makes no reference in its press release to the fact that this entity has been heavily implicated in a...

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21 November 2016

USA: The banks that finance private prison companies

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9 November 2016

"The first big winners of Donald Trump’s victory are private prison companies, whose stocks are soaring"

Author: Hanna Kozlowska Jason Karaian, Quartz

Following the election of Donald Trump to US president, shares in the country’s two major private-prison companies soared, presumably banking on a hike in immigration detentions under a Trump administration, and a better climate for privatizing...

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17 October 2016

Human rights organisation reports NI-CO to information watchdog for withholding information on its involvement in Bahrain's prison system

Author: Belfast Telegraph (NI)

"Company helping Bahrain prison system reported to information watchdog", 13 Oct 2016....

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