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Artículo
1 July 2008
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Autor(a): Deirdre Jurand, Jurist [USA]

Four former Abu Ghraib detainees filed lawsuits [links to plaintiffs' materials] Monday against two private US military contractors and three of their employees, alleging torture, war crimes and civil conspiracy. The former detainees said that...

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1 July 2008
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Autor(a): Seattle University School of Law International Human Rights Clinic in collaboration with OneAmerica

This report corroborates detainee claims of human rights violations at the Northwest Detention Center on the tide flats of Tacoma, Washington [run by GEO Group]...This investigation was conducted by SU law students and faculty in the International...

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Historia
30 June 2008
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Artículo
30 June 2008
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Autor(a): Center for Constitutional Rights

Four former Abu Ghraib detainees who were wrongly imprisoned, tortured and later released without charge are suing two U.S. military contractor corporations and three individual contractors, according to four separate lawsuits being filed today by...

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Artículo
20 May 2008
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Autor(a): Laura Strickler, CBS News [USA]

A new lawsuit filed against a private contractor who runs an immigrant child detention center claims nine teenagers were beaten and abused by employees who work for Cornell Companies. The company has been cited by immigration officials for safety...

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Artículo
3 March 2008
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Autor(a): Margaret Talbot, New Yorker

...[The] T. Don Hutto Residential Center...is...[the only] immigrant detention facilit[y] in America that house[s] families...owned and run by a private prison company...Corrections Corporation of America, or C.C.A... When Hutto opened as an...

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Artículo
4 January 2008
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Autor(a): Tania Branigan, Guardian [UK]

Staff training at immigration detention centres must be improved, says an official report which recorded a catalogue of racist behaviour in the system…It ranked the largest centre, Harmondsworth - run by private operator Kalyx, as the worst performer...

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Artículo
26 September 2007
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Autor(a): Rutgers Newark Online [USA]

Penny Venetis, clinical professor of law at Rutgers School of Law–Newark...will present opening arguments today in the first case to apply international human rights standards to a U.S. corporation for events that took place on U.S. soil. Jama et al. v...

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Artículo
1 June 2007
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Autor(a): Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, prepared for UN Special Representative John Ruggie

[The UN Human Rights] Committee has increasingly thought about and provided guidance concerning States Parties’ duties in relation to corporate activities. It is clear that it considers States Parties to have a duty to act with due diligence to prevent...

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Artículo
22 March 2007
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Autor(a): Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Briefing note for the participants at the Workshop on Accountability and Dispute Resolution...being organised by John Ruggie and Jane Nelson of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government...The goal of the Workshop is “to devise and make...

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