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11 April 2019
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Author: Equipo Jurídico Pueblos

“La privatización del sistema carcelario colombiano” - 3 de abril de 2019...

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23 August 2018

Major prison strike spreads across US & Canada as inmates refuse food

Author: Ed Pilkington, The Guardian

A prison strike has begun to take hold in custodial institutions across North America, with reports of sporadic protest action from California and Washington state to the eastern seaboard as far south as Florida and up to Nova Scotia in Canada... The...

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17 April 2017

USA: Fresenius says Nebraska should not have been able to obtain company's drug for death penalty use

Author: Grant Schulte, AP (USA)

Company: Nebraska shouldn’t have gotten death penalty drug, 13 April 2017...

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19 December 2016

Govt. updates it will pay US$ 70million compensation for victims of Lonmin Marikana shootings

Author: Omogolo Taunyane, Talk Radio 702 (South Africa)

"Govt to fork out R1bil for Marikana victims, Popcru defends Phiyega", 12 Dec 2016...

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2 May 2016

USA: Experts urge Hawai'i govt. to secure prisoners' safety & other human rights protections in contract with private prison firm CCA

Author: Rui Kaneya, Honolulu Civil Beat (USA)

"Experts: Act Now To Improve The Contract With An Arizona Prison"...

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28 January 2016

 ‘This Man Will Almost Certainly Die’

Author: Seth Freed Wessler, Senior Fellow at Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, in The Nation (USA)

Dozens of men have died in disturbing circumstances in privatized, immigrant-only prisons. The Bureau of Prisons itself says there’s a problem. And yet the privatization scheme continues......

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8 July 2015

University of Stellenbosch Legal Aid Clinic and Others v Minister of Justice And Correctional Services and Others

Author: Western Cape High Court, Cape Town (So. Africa)

[Full text of judgment]

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23 February 2015

USA: Detained immigrants at Willacy County prison run by MTC protest over poor medical care, unhealthy conditions

Author: Jorge Rivas and Cristina Costantini, Fusion (USA)

"Two-day uprising at immigrant prison was ‘predictable,’ reform advocates say", 22 Feb 2015...

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Company response
9 April 2014

G4S response to the Lou Pingeot report ‘Contracting Insecurity: Private military and security companies and the future of the United Nations’

Author: G4S

[G4S] recognise[s] that we have a duty to ensure that we are not at risk of violating human rights through the services we provide, the customers we work with, the suppliers we use and through the fair and appropriate treatment of our own employees...

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26 March 2014

$3M settlement reached in death at Bridgewater [USA]

Author: SFGate (USA)

The parents of a mental health patient who died at Bridgewater State Hospital five years ago will receive $3 million to settle a civil rights lawsuit alleging that prison guards were responsible for the death...The $3 million...will be paid by the...

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