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22 October 2014
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Autor(a): Lauren Carasik, Western New England University School of Law in Al Jazeera

Seven years after Blackwater contractors killed 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians and injured 17 others in Baghdad’s Nisour Square, a federal jury in the District of Columbia convicted one defendant of murder and three others of manslaughter and weapons char...

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22 October 2014
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Autor(a): Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post

Seven years after American security contractors killed 14 unarmed Iraqis by firing machine guns and grenades into a Baghdad traffic circle, a jury…convicted all four Blackwater Worldwide guards charged in the incident…The guilty verdicts marked a...

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22 October 2014
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Autor(a): Center for Constitutional Rights

In response to today’s guilty verdicts against all four former Blackwater security guards charged in the 2007 killings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Legal Director Baher Azmy issued the statement below... ...

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15 May 2014
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Autor(a): RIA Novosti

[T]he White House National Security Council has denied...media reports that claim hundreds of well-trained US mercenaries are involved in the Ukraine conflict...The news came after the German newspapers Bild am Sonntag and Der Spiegel said...some 400...

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10 May 2014
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Autor(a): Al Jazeera

A grand jury has charged a former security guard for Blackwater, the US private security company, with murder for his alleged role in a 2007 shooting of unarmed civilians in Baghdad. A federal appeals court last month effectively ended a manslaughter...

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Demanda
18 February 2014
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Autor(a): Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 16 September 2007, a group of Blackwater personnel providing security for a US State Department convoy in Baghdad were involved in a shooting incident in which shots were fired at civilians.  As many as 17 Iraqis were killed, and over 10 injured. ...

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25 November 2013
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Autor(a): Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The goal of the Annual Briefing is to help a wide audience understand what has been happening in different parts of the world. First, it examines global trends in corporate legal accountability such as barriers to accessing judicial remedies;...

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25 October 2013
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Autor(a): Zoe Tillman, Blog of the Legal Times

Four former security guards charged with fatally shooting more than a dozen Iraqi civilians in 2007 intend to challenge the new indictment prosecutors filed earlier this month. The Blackwater guards…will argue prosecutors unlawfully built the new case...

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17 October 2013
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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....

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16 October 2013
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Autor(a): Jo Erickson, MintPress News

[I]n Afghanistan...civilian casualties are escalating. Adding to the death toll are U.S.-backed private security contractors...As the U.S military heightens security on its bases, it exposes a larger question of whether private security companies are...

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