Daily Archives: July 15, 2014

The Historical Background as Factor Favoring the Occurrence of Mercenaries and the Contemporary Role of Mercenarism in the Context of International Law

[Translate] The Historical Background as Factor Favoring the Occurrence of Mercenaries and the Contemporary Role of Mercenarism in the Context of International Law

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Normative Power under Contract? Commercial Support to European Crisis Management Operations

[Translate] International Peacekeeping Volume 21, Issue 1, 2014 Normative Power under Contract? Commercial Support to European Crisis Management Operations Francesco Giumelli* & Eugenio Cusumano pages 37-55 Published online: 07 Mar 2014 Abstract The increasing privatization of military and stability operations … Continue reading

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Determining the Status of Private Military Companies Under International Law: A Quest to Solve Accountability Issues in Armed Conflicts

[Translate] Determining the Status of Private Military Companies Under International Law: A Quest to Solve Accountability Issues in Armed Conflicts P.R. Kalidhass Jawaharlal Nehru University – Centre for International Legal Studies (CILS) June 29, 2014 Amsterdam Law Forum, Volume 6, … Continue reading

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Private military contractors, war crimes and international humanitarian law

[Translate] Private military contractors, war crimes and international humanitarian law

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Manus Island security guard and former soldier walks free for shocking king hit on a young father

[Translate] Manus Island security guard and former soldier walks free for shocking king hit on a young father Mail Online By DANIEL MILLS 7 July 2014 21:49, * Jordan Prior was elbowed to the ground outside a Townsville pub * … Continue reading

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Contracts of Russian mercenaries in Donbas expire in January, sources say

[Translate] Contracts of Russian mercenaries in Donbas expire in January, sources say Ukrainian National News Agency 15 July 2014 05:59, © 2014 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.KYIV, July 15 /Ukrinform/. Contracts of the Russian mercenaries fighting on the side of the … Continue reading

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Coburn calls hiring of embattled background check firm ‘troubling’

[Translate] Coburn calls hiring of embattled background check firm ‘troubling’   U.S. Accuses Security Background Check Firm Of… The Justice Department on Wednesday accused the government’s largest private security background check contractor of defrauding the country of millions of dollars … Continue reading

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Government withdraws from Mangaung prison

[Translate] Government withdraws from Mangaung prison 2014-07-14 22:05 (Conrad Bornman, Volksblad) Related Links Mangaung prison deal a bad decision, Parly told Mangaung prison injections defended Mangaung prison probe nears completion Johannesburg – Correctional services will withdraw from Mangaung prison outside … Continue reading

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Company Overview of Aegis Defence Services Limited

[Translate] July 15, 2014 2:01 PM ET Commercial Services and Supplies Company Overview of Aegis Defence Services Limited Snapshot People OverviewBoard MembersCommittees Key Executives for Aegis Defence Services Limited Name Board Relationships Title Age Graham Binns 13 Relationships Chief Executive … Continue reading

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Blackwater Case Tests DOJ Authority Over Contractors Abroad

[Translate] Blackwater Case Tests DOJ Authority Over Contractors Abroad Share us on: By Erica Teichert Law360, Washington (June 19, 2014, 4:43 PM ET) — As the trial began this week in Washington federal court against four former Blackwater Worldwide contractors … Continue reading

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