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20 August 2018

UK: Birmingham prison taken over from G4S by Govt. following reports of "appalling" squalor & violence; co. welcomes move

On 20 August 2018, the UK Government announced it would be taking over Birmingham Prison from the private firm G4S, after an inspection uncovered “appalling” conditions, squalor and violence. The Ministry of Justice has assumed control of the...

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15 February 2018

UK: legal action launched to ensure govt. holds G4S to account for serious maltreatment of detainees

Author: Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID)

"Bail for Immigration Detainees launches legal action to ensure the government holds G4S to account", 15 Feb 2018...

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15 February 2018

UK: legal action launched to ensure govt. holds G4S to account for serious maltreatment of detainees

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1 February 2018
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Author: Joshua Davidovich, Times of Israel

« Implantations : L'ONU retarde la diffusion de sa « liste noire » d'entreprises », 31 janvier 2018...

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16 January 2018
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Author: RFI

"Mali: conflit social inédit au sein de la société de gardiennage G4S", 16 janvier 2018...

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27 November 2017

Australia: Watchdog submits first-ever appeal to OECD over govt.'s failure to investigate abuses by G4S at Manus Island asylum centre

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26 October 2017

Many companies in high-risk sectors aren’t addressing slavery risks in UK Modern Slavery Act statements, report says

The report published by CORE Coalition provides an overview of how companies are including information in their Slavery and Human Trafficking Statements on the risks of modern slavery in their supply chains and operations. It focuses on 50 companies...

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10 October 2017

Africa: A study highlights challenges related to PMSCs operating in Côte d'Ivoire, Mali and Senegal

Author: Alan Bryden (Ed.), DCAF, Geneva (Switzerland)

"The Privatisation of Security in Africa: Challenges and Lessons from Côte d'Ivoire, Mali and Senegal", 2016...

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4 October 2017

Many companies in high-risk sectors aren’t addressing slavery risks in UK Modern Slavery Act statements, report says

Author: CORE (UK)

This report aims to provide a snapshot of if and how [50] companies are including information in their Slavery and Human Trafficking Statements on the risks of modern slavery in their supply chains and operations. [It focuses] on companies sourcing...

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6 September 2017

Campaigners call for closing of immigration removal centre after G4S guards were filmed allegedly “choking”, mocking & abusing detainees

Author: Lizzie Dearden, Independent (UK)

... Activists have called a demonstration outside the Home Office on Wednesday, where they will highlight Mr Bigzad’s case, call for Brook House and all other immigration removal centres to be shut down, and for G4S to be stripped of its government...

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