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18 August 2017

USA: Rights groups file briefs to support plaintiffs in lawsuit against GEO Group over alleged unpaid labour at for-profit prison

Author: Erin Mulvaney, National Law Journal (USA)

"Advocacy Groups Side With Plaintiffs Alleging Unpaid Labor At For-Profit Prison", 17 Aug 2017...

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31 July 2017
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Author: Amnesty International

« Australie. Ferrovial continue de gagner une fortune en profitant du désespoir des réfugiés », 27 juillet 2017...

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29 July 2017

Australia: Offshore detention centre operating company Ferrovial continues to profit from abuse of refugees & people seeking asylum on Manus Island & Nauru, says Amnesty Intl.

Author: Amnesty Intl.

"Ferrovial continues to build a fortune on refugees’ despair", 27 July 2017...

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29 June 2017

Former detainees at immigration detention center file lawsuit, alleging modern-day slavery

Author: Felicia Persaud, New York Amsterdam News (USA)

Although... private prisons—which have federal contracts with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to house people accused of civil violations of immigration law until they are deported or released—can legally require detainees to clean up...

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11 May 2017

USA: Ben & Jerry's reminds we are all obliged to speak up against injustice & calls for reform of prison system

Author: Ben & Jerry's (USA)

"It’s Time to Reform the Criminal (In)justice System", 4 May 2017...

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6 April 2017
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3 April 2017

Commentary: Lawsuit against GEO Group over alleged forced labour in detention centres could impact future immigration policy in USA

Author: Madison Pauly, Mother Jones (USA)

"How a Private Prison Company Used Detained Immigrants for Free Labor", 3 Apr 2017...

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1 March 2017

USA: Lawsuit against GEO Group over forced labour in immigrant detention facility accepted as class action

Author: Betsy Woodruff, Daily Beast (USA)

"Detainees Sue Private Prison for ‘Forced Labor'", 28 Feb 2017...

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19 January 2017
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales (France)

« La détention des migrants, un business en pleine expansion », 11 janvier 2017...

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5 December 2016

G4S sells controversial Israeli security arm accused of complicity in human rights abuses of Palestinian prisoners

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