Daily Archives: November 26, 2013

Revealed: How corporate spooks spy on activists

[Translate] Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 08:36 AM EST Revealed: How corporate spooks spy on activists A new report discusses some of the techniques. They can be devious Joshua Holland, BillMoyers.com This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com. In 2010, a group … Continue reading

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Code red over limit on foreign firms

[Translate] Code red over limit on foreign firms 22 Nov 2013 00:00 Lisa Steyn Legislation to enforce local ownership quotas will cause disinvestment and job losses, insiders say. The battle to secure South Africa has become a war zone in … Continue reading

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Amendments on prison terms for Russian mercenaries come into force

[Translate] Amendments on prison terms for Russian mercenaries come into force 15/11/2013 Itar-Tass The amendments to Russia’s penal code envisioning prison terms for Russian mercenaries came into effect on Thursday. Russian citizens participating in armed conflicts abroad face up to … Continue reading

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Counter-Piracy Pioneer Talks West African Challenges

[Translate] November 06, 2013 Counter-Piracy Pioneer Talks West African Challenges   By Martin Edwin Andersen, Editor in Chief, Piracy Daily   Like that of Captain Richard Phillips, the name of U.S. Navy Rear Admiral (Ret.) Terence E. “Terry” McKnight is famously synonymous … Continue reading

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Mozambique Tuna Bonds Fund Anti-Pirate Fleet in Surprise

[Translate] Mozambique Tuna Bonds Fund Anti-Pirate Fleet in Surprise By Boris Korby, Paul Burkhardt & Lyubov Pronina – Nov 12, 2013 10:00 PM ET Gianluigi Guerica/AFP via Getty Images The commercial port of Beira, Mozambique on Nov. 4, 2010. The … Continue reading

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Piracy Update: Armed Guards, West African Hijackings And Guardcon Revisited

[Translate] Piracy Update: Armed Guards, West African Hijackings And Guardcon Revisited Tuesday, 29 October 2013 02:00 Piracy (and more recently terrorism) remains a thorn in the side of modern shipping. With incidents in the Indian Ocean dwindling to almost nothing, … Continue reading

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Tragic Case of Indian Misidentification

[Translate] Nov 2nd, 2013 Tragic Case of Indian Misidentification By Martin Edwin Andersen As master, crew and guards of the counter-piracy operator support vessel (OSV), the MV SEAMAN GUARD OHIO, remain prisoners in India’s degrading and dangerous jail system, the Indian … Continue reading

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The Maritime Security Market 2013-2023

[Translate] The Maritime Security Market 2013-2023 LONDON, November 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Piracy, Shipping, Vessels and Seaport Security With the increase in global piracy, the consistent requirements of homeland security frameworks, and the rise of the offshore energy industry, maritime … Continue reading

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U.S. maritime-security firm wary of “high-crime” Sri Lankan waters

[Translate] Updated: November 15, 2013 04:20 IST U.S. maritime-security firm wary of “high-crime” Sri Lankan waters S. Vijay Kumar AdvanFort makes fresh appeal to Tamil Nadu authorities to release its 35 detained crew, guards U.S.-based AdvanFort — the crew on … Continue reading

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The tide must continue to turn against the likes of Serco

[Translate] The tide must continue to turn against the likes of Serco Let’s see Britain taking public services back from Serco and G4S – so they can be run properly Mark Serwotka The Guardian, Thursday 21 November 2013   The … Continue reading

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