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Bienvenido/a al Centro de Información.

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.

Tanto las empresas como las comunidades afectadas nos dan las gracias por los recursos y el apoyo que les brindamos, respectivamente.

Ello es únicamente posible por tu apoyo. Por favor, haz tu donación ahora.

Muchas gracias,
Phil Bloomer, Director Ejecutivo

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29 October 2006
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30 October 2006
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Autor(a): War on Want

The British government today comes under attack for its growing use of mercenaries in conflict zones while failing to introduce legislation to tackle their human rights abuses. A new report launched today by War on Want reveals that no prosecutions...

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21 March 2007
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Autor(a): Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Presentation by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre to public seminar “Privatization of security and warfare and impacts on human rights”, co-hosted by the United Nations Working Group on the use of mercenaries and the Business & Human...

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3 June 2007
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Autor(a): Andrew Johnson, Marie Woolf and Raymond Whitaker, Independent [UK]

...as we grow more reliant on [foreign security guards working in Iraq], their future is perilous in a country without rules...[T]he abduction [of four British security guards] has cast light on the way Iraq's bloody chaos has given birth to an entire...

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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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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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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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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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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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18 February 2008
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Autor(a): War on Want

Foreign secretary David Miliband…faces a legal challenge over his failure to ensure democratic control over private military companies...The challenge, from...War on Want, follows mounting reports of human rights abuse by mercenaries employed by...

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