Daily Archives: July 10, 2012

Trafficked Into Tragedy: Abuse Of Immigrant Workers In Afghanistan And Iraq

[Translate] At War (NYTimes.com) July 9, 2012 Trafficked Into Tragedy: Abuse Of Immigrant Workers In Afghanistan And Iraq By Shreeya Sinha On every military base in Iraq and Afghanistan exists an economy sustained by immigrant workers. For transportation, construction, food … Continue reading

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Military Contractor Human Trafficking – Documents Released Under FOIA

[Translate] Military Contractor Human Trafficking – Documents Released Under FOIA June 27, 2012 REPORT: Victims of Complacency: The Ongoing Trafficking and Abuse of Third Country Nationals by U.S. Government Contractors In July 2011 the ACLU filed a lawsuit demanding that … Continue reading

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Victims of Complacency: The Ongoing Trafficking and Abuse of Third Country Nationals by U.S. Government Contractors

[Translate] Victims of Complacency: The Ongoing Trafficking and Abuse of Third Country Nationals by U.S. Government Contractors Read the Report: Victims of Complacency » June 28, 2012 A report released by the ACLU and Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights … Continue reading

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Dangerous Partnership – Private Military and Security Companies and the UN

[Translate] Dangerous Partnership – Private Military and Security Companies and the UN ( GPF Policy Papers, Articles and Statements ) A new report by Global Policy Forum reveals how the UN is increasingly hiring PMSCs for a wide array of … Continue reading

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FOREIGN INVESTMENT AND THE PRIVATIZATION OF COERCION: A CASE STUDY OF THE FORZA SECURITY COMPANY IN PERU

[Translate] Brooklyn Journal of International Law 2012 37 Brooklyn J. Int’l L. 529 ARTICLE: FOREIGN INVESTMENT AND THE PRIVATIZATION OF COERCION: A CASE STUDY OF THE FORZA SECURITY COMPANY IN PERU NAME: Charis Kamphuis * BIO: * B.A. (Toronto), LL.B. … Continue reading

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Establishing Norms for Private Military and Security Companies

[Translate] Denver Journal of International Law and Policy Winter, 2011 / Spring, 2012 40 Denv. J. Int’l L. & Pol’y 106 40th ANNIVERSARY EDITION: Establishing Norms for Private Military and Security Companies NAME: Daniel Warner SUMMARY:

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Privatization and the Market Frame

[Translate] Buffalo Law Review April, 2012 60 Buffalo L. Rev. 493 Privatization and the Market Frame NAME: Matthew Titolo+ BIO: + J.D., Ph.D, Visiting Associate Professor, West Virginia University College of Law. This Article benefitted from insightful comments and advice … Continue reading

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RETHINKING THE REGULATION OF PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES UNDER INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW

[Translate] Fordham International Law Journal March, 2012 35 Fordham Int’l L.J. 698 ARTICLE: RETHINKING THE REGULATION OF PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES UNDER INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW NAME: Joseph C. Hansen * BIO: * Law Clerk for Senior Circuit Judge Ruggero … Continue reading

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Former Civilian Contractor Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison for Role in Scheme to Steal and Sell Military Equipment in Iraq

[Translate] Former Civilian Contractor Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison for Role in Scheme to Steal and Sell Military Equipment in Iraq U.S. Department of Justice July 09, 2012 Office of Public Affairs (202) 514-2007/TDD  (202) 514-1888 WASHINGTON—A former U.S. … Continue reading

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“JEALOUSIES OF A STANDING ARMY”: THE USE OF MERCENARIES IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR CONGRESS’S ROLE IN REGULATING PRIVATE MILITARY FIRMS

[Translate] Northwestern University Law Review Winter, 2012 Northwestern University Law Review 106 Nw. U.L. Rev. 317 NOTE AND COMMENT: “JEALOUSIES OF A STANDING ARMY”: THE USE OF MERCENARIES IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR CONGRESS’S ROLE IN REGULATING … Continue reading

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