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21 February 2020
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Author: Caio de Freitas Paes, Mongabay (Brazil)

"'Janeiro sangrento' para os Kaiowá do Mato Grosso do Sul tem incêndio em casa de reza, ataques e corte em cestas básicas", 14 Fevereiro 2020No início de janeiro, atentados a locais sagrados, expulsões e violentos embates contra seguranças armados e o...

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12 February 2020
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Author: Zona Franca

“Empresa de seguridad en Edomex, ligada a priistas, suma denuncias por abusos, lesiones, tortura…”, 6 de febrero de 2020...

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11 February 2020

So. Africa: Court grants access to report on prison violence that may reveal torture of inmates by security company

Author: Estelle Ellis, Daily Maverick (South Africa)

‘Human rights lawyers win access to Mangaung prison riot report’ 11 February 2020...

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10 February 2020

UK Govt. hosts NSO Group at closed trade show following allegations of spyware technology being used to target human rights activists

The UK Home Office announced on 6 February 2020 that NSO Group would be one of 300 firms invited to exhibit their products at the three-day, closed trade show. This is following allegations against NSO Group that its technology was used to target human...

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5 February 2020
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Author: Wayka (Perú)

“Cusco: Fiscalía pide 9 meses de prisión preventiva para dirigentes sociales en Espinar” – 3 de febrero de 2020...

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5 February 2020
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Del 21 de enero al 3 de febrero, el Relator Especial de la ONU sobre defensores de derechos humanos de la ONU realizó una visita oficial al Perú, por invitación del gobierno de ese país.  Además de visitar la capital, el Relator entrevistó a personas...

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28 January 2020

UAE: Protesters allege young Sudanese men are being deceived by security firm & forced into military training camps

Author: Sudan Tribune (Sudan)

"Protest in Khartoum against UAE firm recruiting Sudanese to fight in Libya and Yemen," 27 Jan 2020...

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21 January 2020

Zimbabwe: Alleged illegal miner shot dead by mine security

Author: Pindula News, (Zimbabwe)

‘Good Hope Mine Security Guard Guns Down A Notorious MaShurugwi’ 17 January 2020...

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13 January 2020

Kenya: How private security firms exploit workers despite making millions; including allegedly lobbying against proposed pay hike

Author: Paul Wafula, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Security firms bank billions as guards earn peanuts"...

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23 December 2019

FTSE4Good leaves coal and oil firms and G4S on ethical investment list despite environmental and labour rights concerns; incl. comments

Author: Jasper Jolly, The Guardian

Note: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre previously asked G4S for a response to allegations of labour abuse in Qatar and UAE, available here....

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