Monthly Archives: September 2014

PRIVATIZATION OF SECURITY: FUNDAMENTAL FACTORS IN THE EXPANSION OF PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES

[Translate] PRIVATIZATION OF SECURITY: FUNDAMENTAL FACTORS IN THE EXPANSION OF PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES Babadac, Andrei Alexandru. The International Annual Scientific Session Strategies XXI, suppl. CDSSS: 314-320. Bucharest: “Carol I” National Defence University. (2013) Abstract (summary) The end of the Cold … Continue reading

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Paul McGuigan murder: Inquest described killer as ‘dodgy’

[Translate] Manchester 30 September 2014 Last updated at 16:19 ET Paul McGuigan murder: Inquest described killer as ‘dodgy’ A security guard from Greater Manchester, murdered by a colleague in Iraq, had described his killer as “a bit dodgy” the night … Continue reading

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As Inquest into Border Services Death Opens, Questions about Private Security

[Translate] As Inquest into Border Services Death Opens, Questions about Private Security Lucía Vega Jiménez died nine months ago awaiting deportation at a Vancouver airport. By David P. Ball, Yesterday, TheTyee.ca Lucía Vega Jiménez, pictured attending a March 2013 anti-racism protest … Continue reading

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THE USE OF FORCE AND FIREARMS BY PRIVATE MARITIME SECURITY COMPANIES AGAINST SUSPECTED PIRATES

[Translate] THE USE OF FORCE AND FIREARMS BY PRIVATE MARITIME SECURITY COMPANIES AGAINST SUSPECTED PIRATES Petrig, Anna. The International and Comparative Law Quarterly62.3 (Jul 2013): 667-701. Abstract The legal framework pertaining to the use of private armed guards protecting merchant … Continue reading

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Tesfaye v. DynCorp International LLC

[Translate] CIVIL ACTIONS The National Law Journal 29 September 2014. The following cases were recently filed in the Washington-area district courts. This information is provided by the district courts’ official online bulletins. … U.S. DISTRICT COURT IN GREENBELT, MD. Tesfaye … Continue reading

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Another executive out at DynCorp as president announces retirement

[Translate] Another executive out at DynCorp as president announces retirement Washington Business Journal Online By Jill R. Aitoro 26 September 2014 DynCorp International Inc.’s president is moving on, leaving a gaping hole in executive leadership amid troubling times for the … Continue reading

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Scitor Corporation awarded a $25,063,344 contract

[Translate] U.S. Department of Defense No: CR-186-14 September 26, 2014 CONTRACTS ARMY Scitor Corporation, Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $25,063,344 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide high-altitude light detection and ranging off-nadir experimentation that includes technology demonstrations and assessments for counter insurgency … Continue reading

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We’ve changed Manus for the better: Transfield

[Translate] TheNation We’ve changed Manus for the better: Transfield The Australian By EXCLUSIVE: BRIDGET CARTER 25 September 2014 TRANSFIELD Services says it has made sweeping changes to security and behaviour management at the Manus Island and Nauru processing centres since … Continue reading

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It gets knocked down but G4S keeps getting up again

[Translate] Business Comment Mark Leftly: It gets knocked down but G4S keeps getting up again Independent Online By Mark Leftly 25 September 2014 21:10 Westminster Outlook I should have known that I’d get little change out of a Labour shadow … Continue reading

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G4S ordered to pay pounds 6,000 to ‘humiliated’ disabled man

[Translate] G4S ordered to pay pounds 6,000 to ‘humiliated’ disabled man The Guardian By Haroon Siddique 25 September 2014 A 79-year-old disabled former serviceman has been awarded pounds 6,000 damages after a judge ruled that he was humiliated by G4S … Continue reading

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