Daily Archives: April 7, 2015

US Soldiers and Contractors Sexually Abused at Least 54 Children in Colombia Between 2003 and 2007

[Translate] US Soldiers and Contractors Sexually Abused at Least 54 Children in Colombia Between 2003 and 2007 Greg Grandin on April 7, 2015 – 11:05 AM ET Then–Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard B. Myers, left, … Continue reading

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Anyone’s War: The Privatization of Violence

[Translate] Anyone’s War: The Privatization of Violence Apr 02, 2015 georgeu3 GSSR Forum, International Security, Military & Defense 0 A Blackwater Helicopter in Baghdad, Wikimedia Commons By Sebastian J. Bae   The brutal campaign of the Islamic State carving its way … Continue reading

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Transfield immigration staff can be ‘instantly dismissed’ for affiliating with asylum seekers

[Translate] Transfield immigration staff can be ‘instantly dismissed’ for affiliating with asylum seekers SBS World News Headline Stories 6 April 2015 22:49, Transfield Services has warned its staff on Nauru and Manus Island that interacting with a current or former … Continue reading

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Frontier Resources International Final results year ended 31 December 2014

[Translate] Frontier Resources International Final results year ended 31 December 2014 Regulatory News Service 7 April 2015 02:00, TIDMFRI RNS Number : 3980J Frontier Resources International 07 April 2015 For immediate release 7 April 2015 Frontier Resources International plc (‘Frontier‘ … Continue reading

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Contract award – Security services for the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of South Africa

[Translate] Contract award – Security services for the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of South Africa, ref. No EEAS-273-DELZAFP-SER-FWC (English) Tenders Electronic Daily 3 April 2015

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Self-harm, drugs and sexual abuse more common in private jails

[Translate] News Self-harm, drugs and sexual abuse more common in private jails Independent On Sunday By Jonathan Owen 5 April 2015, News | Exclusive What was billed as a breakthrough for the prison system is failing inmates and staff Twenty-five … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal: civil servant whose job was outsourced to private sector could not retain full pension rights

[Translate] Court of Appeal: civil servant whose job was outsourced to private sector could not retain full pension rights A prison officer whose job was outsourced to a private contractor had “resigned” from her employment for the purposes of the … Continue reading

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G4S death: ex-CEO admits ‘systemic failures’ in vetting process

[Translate] G4S death: ex-CEO admits ‘systemic failures’ in vetting process The security multinational G4S has admitted systemic failures in its vetting procedures led to the murder of one of its security guards by another in Iraq six years ago. Former … Continue reading

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KBR to pay $130K over allegations of silencing whistleblowers on Iraq claims

[Translate] KBR to pay $130K over allegations of silencing whistleblowers on Iraq claims By Sarah Scully Houston Chronicle Published: April 2, 2015 Employees of PPI Construction, a sub-contractor for Kellog Brown & Root, help prepare Camp Fallujah, Iraq, to be … Continue reading

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Alan Gross Appeal Denied by Supreme Court

[Translate] Alan Gross Appeal Denied by Supreme Court Contractor Jailed by Cuba Received $3.2M Settlement  By Reuters Published April 06, 2015 Related Alan Gross Praises Release From Cuban Jail as Hanukkah ‘Blessing’ The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an … Continue reading

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