Daily Archives: March 21, 2014

Homeland Security wants private firm to give access to nationwide license plate information

[Translate] The Canadian Press February 19, 2014 9:21pm Homeland Security wants private firm to give access to nationwide license plate information WASHINGTON – The Homeland Security Department is proposing that a private company give it access to a nationwide database … Continue reading

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Private security firms prosper as more migrants detained*

[Translate] Private security firms prosper as more migrants detained* Posted On 14 Mar 2014 By AHN Johannesburg, South Africa (IRIN) – The riot at Australia’s offshore processing centre for asylum seekers on Manus Island, in Papua New Guinea (PNG), last … Continue reading

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Canada: Competition Bureau Clears GardaWorld’s Acquisition Of G4S With Commitment To Change Contracting Practices

[Translate] Canada: Competition Bureau Clears GardaWorld’s Acquisition Of G4S With Commitment To Change Contracting Practices Last Updated: March 20 2014 Article by Oliver J. Borgers McCarthy Tétrault LLP On March 13, 2014, the Competition Bureau issued a qualified No Action … Continue reading

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Advanfort dismisses lawyers on eve of bail judgement

[Translate] Advanfort dismisses lawyers on eve of bail judgement By Gary Howard from  London Advanfort has dismissed lawyers Ince & Co ahead of a bail judgement later this week for the 35 crew of the Seaman Guard Ohio in India. … Continue reading

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Anglican charity seeks justice for 35 seafarers jailed in India

[Translate] Anglican charity seeks justice for 35 seafarers jailed in India Posted on: March 18, 2014 4:31 PM Nick Dunn, one of the men being held in India, with his sister Lisa who recently visited him in prison Photo Credit: … Continue reading

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Jailed former soldiers set to be released from Indian prison on bail – reports

[Translate] Jailed former soldiers set to be released from Indian prison on bail – reports 11:32pm Thursday 20th March 2014 in News Yvonne McHugh (centre), the girlfriend of Billy Irving, is joined by family members of other prisoners including Lisa … Continue reading

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Immunity for KBR and Halliburton? Not yet, says the Fourth Circuit

[Translate] Immunity for KBR and Halliburton? Not yet, says the Fourth Circuit By Sasha Volokh March 10 at 3:53 pm The U.S. government contracted with various corporations, including Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) and Halliburton, to provide waste disposal and … Continue reading

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US rights group demands reopening of Abu Ghraib case

[Translate] US rights group demands reopening of Abu Ghraib case Washington Ten years after the Abu Ghraib scandal, a rights group on Tuesday called for the reopening of a case against a US private military contractor that conducted interrogations at … Continue reading

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