Daily Archives: June 5, 2015

Kenya: Does Private Security Mean Better Security in Kenya?

[Translate] Kenya: Does Private Security Mean Better Security in Kenya? By Hawa Noor, and David Wamugo WagachaThe rising number of terror attacks and other incidents of insecurity in Kenya have resulted in an increased demand for private security. Steady economic … Continue reading

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G4S meeting descends into chaos, with nine activists bundled out

[Translate] G4S meeting descends into chaos, with nine activists bundled out Protesters at AGM frequently interrupt events and speak out against company’s contracts in Israel One of the protesting shareholders, Alex Martin, is bundled out of the G4S’ AGM. Shane … Continue reading

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KBR Files Sanctions Motion Against Feds

[Translate] KBR Files Sanctions Motion Against Feds Miriam Rozen, Texas Lawyer June 4, 2015    | istockphoto.com Kellogg Brown & Root filed a motion for sanctions against the federal government, one month before the Houston-based megacontractor expects to defend itself against … Continue reading

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South Africa’s ageing white mercenaries who helped turn tide on Boko Haram

[Translate] 05 June 2015 | Written by  Francisco Baiocchi South Africa’s ageing white mercenaries who helped turn tide on Boko Haram Leon Lotz was once a member of the Koevoet – “crowbar” in Afrikaans – a paramilitary police unit created … Continue reading

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Australian Senator spied on at offshore detention camp-parliament inquiry

[Translate] Markets | Thu Jun 4, 2015 11:00pm EDT Australian Senator spied on at offshore detention camp-parliament inquiry SYDNEY, June 5 | By Matt Siegel An Australian Senator and critic of the government’s offshore immigration detention centres on Friday hit … Continue reading

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Cuba: Self-Employed Thugs or Imperialist Mercenaries?

[Translate] Cuba: Self-Employed Thugs or Imperialist Mercenaries? June 4, 2015 | Fernando Ravsberg* One of the thugs in action, preventing photographer Mastrascusa from doing the job he is authorized to do in Cuba. HAVANA TIMES — I checked the list … Continue reading

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