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Artículo
11 August 2011
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Autor(a): Zack Needles, Legal Intelligencer [USA]

...[F]ormer Luzerne County Judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr. was sentenced to...28 years...in federal prison...Ciavarella read a prepared statement at the podium during...sentencing hearing in which he said he had been unfairly demonized by the prosecution...

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7 July 2011
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Autor(a): Thalif Deen, Inter Press Service

A booming private security industry...deploys...20 million armed personnel worldwide: twice the number of police officers, according to the annual 2011 Small Arms Survey...[T]he study says regulation and accountability mechanisms have not kept up with...

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1 July 2011
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Autor(a): Connie de la Vega, Amol Mehra, Alexandra Wong, for Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

...[The] Guiding Principles [on Business and Human Rights were drafted] to assist governments and corporations in the implementation of the [UN "Protect, Respect and Remedy"] framework. While these principles contain positive elements, they fall short...

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Artículo
17 June 2011
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Autor(a): Dominic Casciani, BBC News

A private security company responsible for holding immigration detainees received more than 700 complaints last year…The company runs three removal centres and until recently escorted detainees who were being deported. A G4S spokesman said it took the...

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  • Empresas relacionadas: G4S
Artículo
27 January 2011
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Autor(a): Martin Wainwright, Guardian [UK]

An unlawful use of force contributed to the decision of a 14-year-old boy to take his own life at a youth custody centre, an inquest jury has concluded. Adam Rickwood, from Burnley in Lancashire, was found hanged in his cell at Hassockfield Secure...

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  • Empresas relacionadas: Serco
Artículo
19 January 2011
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Autor(a): Leigh Day & Co.

At Leigh Day, we have had a very interesting and rewarding past 12 months from representing injured clients in the Battersea Crane Crash to miners in South Africa, fighting for equal pay for women against Birmingham City Council, and engaging in legal...

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Artículo
15 October 2010
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Autor(a): Clare Sambrook, openDemocracy

[D]isturbing revelations about the final fatal journey of Angolan Jimmy Mubenga in the care of Home Office contractor G4S have sent a chill through migrant networks. The name resonates. At G4S-run Tinsley House last October a 10 year old asylum-seeker...

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Artículo
9 October 2010
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Autor(a): Linda Trischitta, Sun Sentinel [USA]

The Southern Poverty Law Center sued youth offender and treatment facility Thompson Academy in Pembroke Pines, its operator, Youth Services International…, and the state on behalf of two teens, alleging civil rights violations. The lawsuit…alleges...

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Artículo
27 September 2010
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Autor(a): Andrew Jacobs, New York Times

The authorities are investigating a security company that helps local officials illegally detain desperate citizens who come to the capital to file complaints against them, the state news media reported Monday. According to China Daily,...the company...

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Artículo
31 May 2010
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Autor(a): Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Today at the United Nations in Geneva, the non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is launching the first global information hub on “Business, Conflict & Peace”...Chris Avery, Director of the Resource Centre, said: “We are giving...

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