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Author: Maastricht Centre for Human Rights, Maastricht University [Netherlands]
[Conference to be held on 25 February 2005] The conference will consider privatization initiatives in sectors such as drinking water, health services, education, prisons and security services and their compatibility with international human rights...
[PDF] The Privatization of Human Rights Violations – Business Impunity or Corporate Responsibility? The case of human rights abuses and torture in Iraq
Author: Nils Rosemann, in Nebula
...interrogations by private military and security corporations are just the tip of the iceberg...there are about 20,000 private security contractors in Iraq, including Americans, Iraqis and other foreigners. [refers to DynCorp (part of Computer...
- Related stories: "The Privatization of Human Rights Violations" - report on corporate conduct in Iraq (refers to CACI, Titan, DynCorp, Blackwater, Halliburton, others)
- Related companies: Bechtel Blackwater CACI Computer Sciences (CSC) Control Risks DynCorp Halliburton Hart KBR Titan (now L-3 Titan) Triple Canopy
Author: Mary Gallagher, New Jersey Law Journal [USA]
Aliens claiming abuse by guards at a privatized immigration detention center in Elizabeth, N.J., can pursue human rights claims against the company that ran it [Correctional Services], a federal judge ruled on Nov. 10. [also refers to CACI, Titan]
Author: Robert E. Boczkiewicz, NewsOK.com [USA]
A federal agency alleges that a former high-ranking employee of an Edmond company [Dominion Correctional Services] that operated a private prison in Colorado forced a female subordinate to engage in sexual activities with him...The company last summer...
Author: Menno T. Kamminga, Professor of International Law, Maastricht University; Co-Director, Maastricht Centre for Human Rights
...These instances demonstrate that there are no reasons of principle why companies cannot have direct obligations under international law...[C]oncurrence of international obligations of states and of non-state actors is an inevitable result of the...
Author: editorial, New York Times
The Supreme Court has upheld an important law [Alien Tort Claims Act] that offers victims of torture, genocide, slavery and war crimes worldwide a day in court...International businesses hate the law...The Bush administration agrees. But in its first...
UK: OECD Natl. Contact Point rejects complaint against G4S over its alleged involvement with Guantanamo Bay
USA: Immigrants held pending deportation say time in detention centre run by Geo Group depresses children
Author: Associated Press (USA)
"Immigrant Mother: Time at Detention Center Depresses Kids", 14 Apr 2015...
- Related companies: GEO Group