Daily Archives: June 23, 2014

£100m military contract lined up for company mired in racism allegations

[Translate] £100m military contract lined up for company mired in racism allegations Complaints about bullying at Sodexo include charge that director hit employee and said it was ‘punch a black week’ Randeep Ramesh The Guardian, Wednesday 18 June 2014 10.57 … Continue reading

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WASHINGTON — Defense lawyers for the ex-Blackwater security guards accused of…

[Translate] WASHINGTON — Defense lawyers for the ex-Blackwater security guards accused of… The Holland Sentinel 22 June 2014, WASHINGTON — Defense lawyers for the ex-Blackwater security guards accused of killing 14 Iraqis in Baghdad nearly seven years ago are raising … Continue reading

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Case worker sacked after calling Manus Island detention centre a hellhole

[Translate] Case worker sacked after calling Manus Island detention centre a hellhole By Michael Gordon June 20, 2014, 9:12 a.m. Iraqi forced to go home on eve of violent uprising An asylum seeker case worker who described the Manus Island … Continue reading

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UK Policing Support Services

[Translate] UK Policing Support Services InPR 23 June 2014 Police could save £1 billion by following Lincolnshire’s lead A new report shows Lincolnshire Police Service partnership with private sector improving service and delivering greater savings than forecast One year into … Continue reading

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Mercenaries’ Lawyer Claims Bribery

[Translate] Mercenaries’ Lawyer Claims Bribery All Africa 20 June 2014 08:54 Jun 20, 2014 (The NEWS/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The unanimous verdict in the just-ended mercenary trial involving 13 Liberians is said to be marred by allegation … Continue reading

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DynCorp balances change, stability to overcome downturn

[Translate] TOP 100: No. 10 DynCorp balances change, stability to overcome downturn By Zach Noble Jun 15, 2014 How does a company that has spent more than a decade heavily invested in supporting the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan deal … Continue reading

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Armed Guards off Nigeria in Hot Water?

[Translate] June 23, 2014 Armed Guards off Nigeria in Hot Water? By MarEx The latest security advisory for Nigeria issued by the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) effectively renders the use of armed guards commercially placed on merchant vessels illegal and … Continue reading

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