Security issues & conflict zones: General

Security Issues General
International standards & introductory material
on security issues & conflict zones: click here

Business, Conflict & Peace Portal

Articles & reports from a range of sources are below 

Get RSS feed of these results

Related stories and components

Article
8 July 2020

Hong Kong: More major internet and social media platforms stop processing requests for user data while conducting assessment of security law

Author: CNN Business

“Facebook, Google and Twitter won't give Hong Kong authorities user data for now”, 7 July 2020...

Read more

Article
8 July 2020

Hong Kong: Tiktok withdraws from city's app stores while Apple assesses security law

Author: The Guardian (UK)

“Apple under pressure to act after TikTok pulls out of Hong Kong”, 7 July 2020...

Read more

Article
7 July 2020
+ Español - Hide

Author: El Espectador

"Engaños y bots, la cruzada digital en contra de la JEP (I)" -7 de julio de 2020-...

Read more

Article
7 July 2020

Hong Kong: Facebook, Whatsapp and Telegram pause processing of requests for user data following passage of national security law

Author: The Guardian (UK)

“Facebook and WhatsApp pause Hong Kong user data requests”, 6 July 2020...

Read more

Story
7 July 2020

NGO and corporate members of the Voluntary Principles Initiative urge for respect of human rights in public security organizations

On 7 July 2020, corporate and NGO members of the Voluntary Principles Initiative released a Joint Statement on Policing and Respect for Human Rights. Following weeks of demonstrations around the world condemning police brutality and systemic racism...

See full story

Story
7 July 2020

Yemen: Total asked to clarify position regarding torture in gas liquefaction plant it allegedly controls

Emirati forces allegedly subjected to torture and ill-treatment a Yemeni national inside secret detention centres across the Shabwah governorate, Yemen, in 2018. The victim was detained for two weeks inside the Balhaf coalition base located inside a...

See full story

Article
3 July 2020

Philippines: President signs controversial anti-terror bill into law, giving govt. more room to act against critics & opponents

Author: Pia Ranada, Rappler

"Duterte signs 'dangerous' anti-terror bill into law", 03 Jul 2020...

Read more

Article
2 July 2020

Federated Hermes raises concerns over HSBC's public support of national security law in Hong Kong

Author: South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

“Asset manager Federated Hermes raises concerns over HSBC’s public support of national security law for Hong Kong”, 29 June 2020...

Read more

Story
1 July 2020

Iraq - Blackwater incident, 16 Sep 2007

On 16 Sep 2007, Blackwater personnel guarding a US diplomatic convoy in Western Baghdad opened fire.  The company and the US Government claim the convoy had been attacked but other accounts stated Blackwater's gunfire was unprovoked.  According to rep...

See full story

Article
30 June 2020
+ Español - Hide

Author: CERLAS y Plataforma Contra el Arco Minero del Orinoco.

“Boletín Minerales de Conflicto de CERLAS y la Plataforma contra el AMO: Sur del Orinoco, soberanía perdida” -27 de junio de 2020- ...

Read more