Daily Archives: June 11, 2014

Military Contractor Liability Returns to the Supreme Court

[Translate] Hard National Security Choices Military Contractor Liability Returns to the Supreme Court By Steve Vladeck Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 7:00 AM Whatever the merits of the increasing reliance upon private military contractors (PMCs) for tasks that have historically … Continue reading

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Guilty!

[Translate] Guilty! The New Dawn 11 June 2014 Thirteen Liberian mercenaries have been adjudged guilty following over two years of trial for alleged cross border attacks against neighboring Ivorian President Alassane Ouatara’s government. The mercenary trial here is the first … Continue reading

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The Big Money World of Mercenaries and Private Security

[Translate] The Big Money World of Mercenaries and Private Security By Global Research News Global Research, June 10, 2014 Theme: Culture, Society & History, Police State & Civil Rights By Jasmine Henrique  Private Security Beginnings: 13th Century B.C.: Egyptian Pharaoh … Continue reading

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Staff role ‘likely’ in riots, says G4S

[Translate] Staff role ‘likely’ in riots, says G4S The Australian By STEFANIE BALOGH 11 June 2014 PRIVATE security contractor G4S has conceded its staff may have been “likely involved in the fighting’’ that erupted during the deadly Manus Island riots … Continue reading

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G4S details Manus Island concerns

[Translate] G4S details Manus Island concerns Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts By Naomi Woodley 10 June 2014 The security company in charge of the Manus island centre when an Iranian asylum seeker died says it repeatedly raised concerns about the speed … Continue reading

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Salvos critical of Morrison over Manus report

[Translate] Salvos critical of Morrison over Manus report Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts By Naomi Woodley 11 June 2014 The Salvation Army has criticised the Immigration Minister for the way he interpreted a government commissioned report into the death of Iranian … Continue reading

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Manus bloodshed ‘inevitable’

[Translate] Manus bloodshed ‘inevitable’ The Australian By JARED OWENS 12 June 2014 A FORMER Manus Island security guard has given a gruesome ­account of daily violence and bribery inside the detention centre, where “appalling” living conditions were compounded by racial … Continue reading

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Kieran Darcy-Smith To Direct Blackwater For Warner Bros

[Translate] Kieran Darcy-Smith To Direct Blackwater For Warner Bros June 11, 2014 Sarah Myles Always seeking to strike while the iron is hot, Warner Bros. is moving forward with Blackwater – a dramatic feature based on the rise of the privatixed … Continue reading

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Initial Assessment by the UK National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises -Complaint from Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights against G4s

[Translate] Initial Assessment by the UK National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises -Complaint from Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights against G4s UK National Contact Point for the OECD May 2014 The UK National Contact Point (NCP) … Continue reading

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