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8 October 2018

NGO: British financial institutions complicit in Israeli war crimes

In July 2017, War on Want (WoW) published a report claiming that UK-based banks and investment companies are complicit in Israeli war crimes against Palestinians. The financial institutions cited in the report have allegedly invested in defence...

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8 October 2018

QinetiQ did not respond

Busines & Human Rights Resource Centre invited QinetiQ to respond to the allegations raised by War on Want. QinetiQ did not respond.

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29 October 2009

Nimrod families may pursue corporate manslaughter charges [UK]

Author: Telegraph [UK]

Families of 14 men killed in a Nimrod plane crash are considering corporate manslaughter charges against defence contractors criticised for their role in the tragedy. John Cooper, lawyer for the families, said that a damning report produced by...

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28 October 2009

BAE Systems, QinetiQ Blamed in U.K. for Nimrod Crash [includes company responses]

Author: Kitty Donaldson & Robert Hutton, Bloomberg

A U.K. government inquiry blamed BAE Systems and QinetiQ Group for safety failings that caused an explosion on a Royal Air Force Nimrod reconnaissance plane over Afghanistan in 2006, killing all 14 on board... “The cause of the accident will never...

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28 October 2009

UK: Families of servicemen killed in plane crash in Afghanistan may bring corporate manslaughter charges against BAE Systems, QinetiQ

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28 October 2009

[PDF] The Nimrod Review: An independent review into the broader issues surrounding the loss of the RAF Nimrod MR2 aircraft XV230 in Afghanistan in 2006

Author: Charles Haddon-Cave QC, commissioned by UK Government

RAF Nimrod XV230 was lost on 2 September 2006 on a mission over Afghanistan when she suffered a catastrophic mid-air fire, leading to the total loss of the aircraft and the death of all 14 service personnel on board…The Nimrod Safety Case was drawn up...

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1 December 2008

[PDF] Code of Conduct: Tool for Self-Regulation for Private Military and Security Companies

Author: Nils Rosemann, published by Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

This study aims to illustrate patterns of behavioural rules derived from corporate obligations, and to deduce from these a draft Code of Conduct (CoC) for Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs). The purpose of a Code of Conduct for [PMSCs] is...

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