Daily Archives: October 2, 2015

Alien Tort Statute. Presumption against extraterritorial application. District court denies rehearing of plaintiffs’ Alien Tort Statute claim where all relevant conduct occurred outside of the United States

[Translate] Alien Tort Statute. Presumption against extraterritorial application. District court denies rehearing of plaintiffs’ Alien Tort Statute claim where all relevant conduct occurred outside of the United States Baker & McKenzie USA September 24 2015 Adhikari v. Daoud & Partners, … Continue reading

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KBR Accused of Relying on Enslaved Nepalis

[Translate] Thursday, October 01, 2015Last Update: 5:11 AM PT KBR Accused of Relying on Enslaved Nepalis By BRITAIN EAKIN      ALEXANDRIA, Va. (CN) – Five Nepali men want a federal judge to hammer the giant defense contractor KBR for using slave … Continue reading

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Defense Contractor Agrees to Pay $4.63 Million to U.S. Government for Allegedly Violating the False Claims Act by Overcharging the U.S. Military

[Translate] Defense Contractor Agrees to Pay $4.63 Million to U.S. Government for Allegedly Violating the False Claims Act by Overcharging the U.S. Military posted on: Thursday, October 1, 2015 On September 28, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced … Continue reading

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Another Serco prison under fire

[Translate] Another Serco prison under fire Updated at 7:31 am on 1 October 2015 The MP who first raised questions about how Serco was running Mt Eden Prison has fresh allegations about another prison run by the private operator. The … Continue reading

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Ex-BA flight attendant sues G4S after witnessing death of Jimmy Mubenga

[Translate] Ex-BA flight attendant sues G4S after witnessing death of Jimmy Mubenga Former BA purser Louise Graham, who says she was ‘left in pieces’ after seeing the deportee die on a flight from Heathrow in 2010, is suing firm for … Continue reading

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Eleven dead as US military plane crashes in Afghanistan

[Translate] Eleven dead as US military plane crashes in Afghanistan Six crew members and five contractors killed as transport plane crashes at Jalalabad airport, a US army spokesman says. 02 Oct 2015 04:48 GMT | Asia, US & Canada, Afghanistan … Continue reading

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