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Irak: Investigación revela que Blackwater mató sin motivos a 17 civiles iraquíes
TeleSUR, 8 octubre 2007
Historias y componentes discutidos en las áreas detalladas
Autor(a): Matt Apuzzo, New York Times
One by one, four former Blackwater security contractors wearing blue jumpsuits and leg irons stood before a federal judge on Monday and spoke publicly for the first time since a deadly 2007 shooting in Iraq. The men had been among several private...
- También se encuentra en: 4 ex-Blackwater guards sentenced by US court over 2007 killings of Iraqi civilians Blackwater USA lawsuit (re 16 Sep 2007 Baghdad incident)
- Áreas detalladas: Iraq Iraq - Blackwater incident, 16 Sep 2007 Latest Legal News Latest news on conflict & peace Private military & security companies
Autor(a): Kelley Vlahos, American Conservative
Victims of the private contractors responsible for the Iraq war's worst prison abuses are finally being granted standing to sue...[Concerned are] the private contractors from CACI Inc., and Titan Corporation...Scores of former detainees...have taken...
Autor(a): Sari Horwitz, Washington Post
The Justice Department brought new charges Thursday against four former Blackwater Worldwide security guards accused of taking part in a shooting in Baghdad six years ago that killed 14 unarmed civilians, wounded 18 and enraged public opinion in Iraq....
Autor(a): Ryan Abbott, Courthouse News Service (USA)
CACI agents committed war crimes, torturing and humiliating detainees, as part of a defense contract to provide linguistic services, dozens of Iraqi citizens and their families claim in Federal Court. The surviving Iraqi detainees and representatives...
Autor(a): Nadir Djennad, RFI
[V]ingt Kurdes d'Irak ont déposé au tribunal de grande instance de Paris une plainte contre X pour « complicité de crimes contre l'humanité »...Ils demandent une enquête sur le rôle de plusieurs…sociétés françaises susceptibles d'avoir rendu possible...
Autor(a): Associated Press
Twenty victims of Saddam Hussein's 1988 chemical weapons attack on the Kurdish town of Halabja, requested a judicial investigation of French suppliers on Monday, saying executives knew what they were sending to the Iraqi dictator and bore some...
Iraq should tightly regulate private security firms to prevent abuses by their employees when they stay on in the country after a scheduled U.S. military withdrawal, a U.N. working group said...the U.S. State Department plans to use more than 5,000...
Autor(a): Aswat al-Iraq
Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights announced today that it will receive petitions for compensation of the citizens who were affected by the behaviour of special security companies, pointing out it will put these companies into account for the damages...
Autor(a): Karen Houppert, The Investigative Fund
Five years after alerting authorities that she was gang-raped in Iraq, KBR/Halliburton employee Jamie Leigh Jones will finally get her day in court…KBR announced that it was dropping its Supreme Court appeal in the case...Jones…had been barred from...
- También se encuentra en: KBR lawsuits (re alleged rapes in Iraq) Lawsuit by former KBR worker alleging rape, imprisonment by colleagues in Iraq to be heard in US courts after firm drops Supreme Court appeal
- Áreas detalladas: Construction & engineering Iraq Latest Legal News
- Empresas relacionadas: KBR
Autor(a): James Risen, New York Times
Three private security guards working for Blackwater Worldwide who witnessed a 2007 episode in Baghdad in which at least 17 Iraqi civilians were killed by other Blackwater guards told a federal grand jury that they believed the shootings were...
- También se encuentra en: Blackwater USA lawsuit (re 16 Sep 2007 Baghdad incident)
- Áreas detalladas: Iraq
- Empresas relacionadas: Blackwater Xe (formerly Blackwater)