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Nuestra misión es trabajar con quienes -desde la sociedad civil, las empresas o los gobiernos- abordan las asimetrías de poder, buscan la remediación por abusos y aseguran la protección de las personas y del planeta.

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Muchas gracias,
Phil Bloomer, Director Ejecutivo

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5 February 2008
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Autor(a): Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In January 2008 Human Rights First published the report "Private Security Contractors at War: Ending the Culture of Impunity”...Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited seven private security companies to respond...[As of 2 Feb 2008]:...

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Respuesta
30 January 2008
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16 January 2008
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Autor(a): Human Rights First

This report examines the dramatically expanded role of private security contractors (PSCs) in Iraq and Afghanistan. It describes the failure of the U.S. government to effectively control their actions, and in particular the inability or unwillingness...

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Historia
16 January 2008
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16 January 2008
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Autor(a): Elana Schor, Guardian [UK]

The US government has the legal authority to prosecute private contractors for crimes they commit in Iraq but often declines to use it, according to a report released today by…Human Rights First…The behaviour of contractors for Blackwater and other...

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6 December 2007
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Autor(a): Julian Joyce, BBC

The British Association of Private Security Companies (BAPSC) was gathering for its annual conference in London..."to raise the standards of operation of its members and this emergent industry". Outside in the drizzle stood a small band of protesters...

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2 October 2007
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Autor(a): Human Rights Watch & Human Rights First

We write to express our strong support for your proposed legislation, H.R. 2740, the MEJA Expansion and Enforcement Act of 2007. This bill would address a serious gap in accountability and oversight of criminal misconduct by private security...

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1 September 2007
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Autor(a): compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 16 Sep 2007, Blackwater personnel guarding a US diplomatic convoy in Western Baghdad opened fire. The company and the US Government claim the convoy had been attacked but other accounts stated Blackwater's gunfire was unprovoked. According to...

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1 September 2007
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Autor(a): Jean S. Renouf, Coordinator of the European Interagency Security Forum

Within the framework of the debates regarding the concept of protection, this paper examines whether private security companies have a role to play in ensuring the physical security of local populations and whether they can improve the security...

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1 August 2007
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Autor(a): Jeremy Scahill, in Guardian [UK]

There are 48,000 'security contractors' in Iraq…In another incident…an off-duty Blackwater operative is alleged to have shot and killed an Iraqi bodyguard of the Shia vice-president…Blackwater officials confirm that after the incident they whisked the...

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