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30 October 2019

India: Journalists and human rights activists targeted, phones hacked using Israeli spyware

Author: Special Correspondent, The Hindu

"Israeli spyware used to target Indian journalists, human rights activists: WhatsApp", 31 October 2019...

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30 October 2019

WhatsApp sues Israeli cyber surveillance company NSO Group, accusing it of hacking the phones of human rights activists & journalists

A group of employees from Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group filed a lawsuit against Facebook Inc today, saying the social media giant had unfairly blocked their private accounts when it sued NSO last month, Reuters reported....

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16 October 2019
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Author: Ministério Público Federal no Pará (Brazil)

“MPF em Marabá (PA) pede suspensão urgente das atividades de empresa de segurança que atua como milícia em fazendas na cidade de Marabá e região”, 07 de outubro de 2019...

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15 October 2019
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Le Syndicat National des Convoyeurs de Fonds et Agents de Sécurité (SYNACOFAS) accuse Vigassitance de retard dans le paiement des salaires de certains de ses employés et de mises à pied de délégués syndicaux....

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8 October 2019
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Author: Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

“Cuestionario de consulta para la elaboración del Informe: ‘Privatización de la seguridad: Impacto de la seguridad privada en los derechos humanos’" - 5 de septiembre de 2019...

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11 September 2019
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Uma ex-funcionária terceirizada da rede de supermercados Ricoy presenciou pelo menos dois casos de tortura em lojas diferentes da rede de supermercados Ricoy em 2011. Ela alegou ter ouvido de outros funcionários histórias similares das mesmas sessões ...

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Report
9 September 2019

UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries highlights gendered human rights impacts of private military and security companies

Author: UN Human Rights Council (Geneva)

"Use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination", 29 July 2019...

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Report
9 September 2019

UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries highlights the human rights impacts of the relationship between PMSCs and the extractive sector

Author: UN Human Rights Council (Geneva)

"Relationship between private military and security companies and the extractive industry from a human rights perspective. Report of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right...

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4 September 2019

Sierra Leone: Citizens sue govt in regional court for alleged environmental lapses mining company; company comments

Author: Mining Weekly (South Africa)

‘Sierra Leoneans sue government for alleged environmental failings at diamond mine’ 30 August 2019...

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4 September 2019

So. Africa: Labour department investigation reveals exploitation of workers by security companies

Author: The Citizen (South Africa)

‘Mpumalanga security companies exploit guards, labour dept finds’ 29 August 2019...

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