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8 May 2017

6 Ways Corporate Lawsuits Kill Free Speech (and How to Fight Back!)

Author: Molly Dorozenski, Greenpeace

…Using a legal tactic called a SLAPP, corporations like the massive Canadian logging company, Resolute Forest Products, are attempting to crack down on free speech by suing their critics......

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9 December 2011

Security firms hustle in lawless Libya

Author: UPI

As rival militias in postwar Libya wage turf wars in Tripoli and the interim government struggles to form a national army, Western mercenaries are moving in to fill the security vacuum in the oil-rich North African state...The main focus of the...

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23 March 2011
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Author: Le Temps [Côte d'Ivoire]

...[La] décision de l’Etat de prendre en main l’achat et l’exportation du cacao est en train de faire...fissurer le front anti-Gbagbo sur le marché mondial du cacao...[L]’un des gros exportateurs de cacao de Côte d’Ivoire, le trader Noble Group a...

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19 May 2010

[PDF] Private Security Companies and Local Populations: An Exploratory Study of Afghanistan and Angola

Author: Ulrike Joras and Adrian Schuster (eds.), Swisspeace

This paper looks at how local populations perceive Private Security Companies (PSCs) and what the impact of their activities may be on peoples’ every day lives, examining the two country cases, Afghanistan and Angola...The study suggests that PSCs...

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