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Article

30 Oct 2006

Author:
War on Want

Corporate Mercenaries

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).]