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5 Feb 2008

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Human Rights First, “Private Security Contractors at War: Ending the Culture of Impunity”: company responses & non-responses

In January 2008 Human Rights First published the report "Private Security Contractors at War: Ending the Culture of Impunity”...Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited seven private security companies to respond...[As of 2 Feb 2008]: - Aegis response - Blackwater response - Crescent Security response - Custer Battles: Several attempts were made to contact this company but they were unsuccessful - KBR [responses]... - Triple Canopy response - Zapata Engineering has not responded

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Human Rights First report says failure to hold private security contractors accountable for abuses has created a “culture of impunity"

Human Rights First, “Private Security Contractors at War: Ending the Culture of Impunity”: company responses & non-responses, Jan 2008