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16 November 2012
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Autor(a): Economist

As the big conflicts of the past decade come to an end...private armies are beginning to chase new business...Industrial firms, which are increasingly setting up shop in unstable places, are expected to be a growing chunk of the customer base...[B]ig...

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28 August 2012
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Autor(a): RT TV [Russia]

The use of private contractors allows the US to evade responsibility for violations of international humanitarian legislation, a top Russian diplomat for human rights and democracy said...The comment came from Foreign Ministry Commissioner Konstantin...

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13 August 2012
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Autor(a): International Commission of Jurists

[National] and international regulatory frameworks...show substantial normative and supervisory gaps and insufficiencies in the legal framework in order to create minimal conditions for improved respect of human rights and humanitarian law in the...

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19 June 2012
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Autor(a): Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing provides an overview of corporate legal accountability for human rights, summarising trends and developments in this field. The goal is to help a wide audience understand what is happening in different parts of the world. This briefing...

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4 June 2012
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Autor(a): James Vicini, Reuters

The Supreme Court…rejected an appeal by four Blackwater Worldwide security guards who argued prosecutors made improper use of their statements to investigators in charging them with killing 14 Iraqi civilians in 2007. The justices refused to review a...

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26 March 2012
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Autor(a): UPI

With U.S. forces gone from Iraq, Baghdad has banned foreign security contractors, long abhorred by Iraqis, from the 12 major oil fields being developed by international companies, mainly in the south. But the government may find that hard to enforce.....

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28 February 2012
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Autor(a): War on Want

War on Want...launched its campaign for tougher legal regulation of Private Military & Security Companies, criticising current attempts at regulation for showing 'no real determination to deter or punish human rights violations'...While the UK...

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26 February 2012
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Autor(a): Pierre Tran, Defense News

A bipartisan French parliamentary report is calling for recognition and regulation of private military companies, hoping to reverse the strong climate of rejection regarding security contractors. The report...points up the growth of business in private...

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21 February 2012
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Autor(a): Andrew Erickson, Gabe Collins, The Diplomat [Japan]

A security vacuum is developing around Chinese workers overseas...with at least 847,000 Chinese citizen workers and 16,000 companies scattered around the globe, some of them in active conflict zones...Shandong Huawei and other emerging Chinese security...

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15 February 2012
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Autor(a): Olivier Fourt, Radio France Internationale (RFI)

«[U]n code de bonne conduite », non contraignant…a été adopté par certaines compagnies. Dans un environnement très anglo-saxon, où les géants sont nord-américains ou britanniques (G4S, Triskel, Vanguard) la France réfléchit à une loi pour encadrer l...

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