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11 May 2016

US court must reject lawlessness of torture in Abu Ghraib case against CACI, says former general counsel for US Navy

Author: Alberto Mora, senior fellow at Harvard Kennedy School & former general counsel of US Navy in Guardian (UK)

"Abu Ghraib prisoners deserve, finally, their day in court", 11 May 2015...

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19 April 2016

UK security firm Aegis accused of failing to check if mercenaries it employed to work in Iraq were former child soldiers

Author: Alice Ross, Guardian (UK)

A former senior director at a British firm says that it employed mercenaries from Sierra Leone to work in Iraq because they were cheaper than Europeans and did not check if they were former child soldiers. James Ellery, who was a director of Aegis...

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6 April 2016
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Author: ISO (Organisation internationale de normalisation)

Le Projet SR MENA...

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5 April 2016

Allianz response

Author: Allianz

We appreciate reports creating an awareness for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) topics amongst investors...The investment exposures, reported in the Dirty Profits Report, do not correspond with our own figures....

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3 February 2016

Blackwater contractors appeal US court convictions over shootings in Iraq

Author: Eric Tucker, Associated Press (USA)

“4 ex-Blackwater contractors appeal convictions in shootings”, 1 Feb 2016...

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3 February 2016

Report calls for private military & security companies (PMSCs) to be banned from operating in conflict zones

  Mercenaries Unleashed: The brave new world of private military and security companies Private military and security companies (PMSCs) burst onto the scene 15 years ago, following the declaration of a ‘war on terror’ and the invasions of Afghanistan ...

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8 January 2016

New report calls for the use of strategic litigation to combat modern slavery

“Ending Impunity, Securing Justice: Using Strategic Litigation to Combat Modern-Day Slavery and Human Trafficking,” calls for the use of strategic litigation to combat modern slavery and provides a roadmap to create an international strategic litigati...

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2 December 2015
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Author: Aurélie Wehrlin , Le Vif (Belgique)

« Ikea et Better Shelter rendent de la dignité aux réfugiés du monde entier », 30 novembre 2015...

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17 November 2015
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Jean-Charles Brisard : "L'Etat islamique contrôle 140 succursales bancaires gérant 1,1 milliard de dollars"», 16 novembre 2015...

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Report
20 October 2015

"Private Military and Security Companies: Industry-Led Self-Regulatory Initiatives versus State-Led Containment Strategies"

Author: Raymond Saner, Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

PMSCs have played an important role in war making and related security activities, and will most likely play an even larger role in the coming years. This Working Paper discusses the tensions between the PMSC industry, their client governments and...

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