Daily Archives: August 8, 2016

Dogs of War or Jackals of Terror? Foreign Fighters and Mercenaries in International Law

[Translate] Dogs of War or Jackals of Terror? Foreign Fighters and Mercenaries in International Law

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Ferrovial forced to run Nauru, Manus detention centres until late 2017

[Translate] Aug 7 2016 at 11:45 PM Ferrovial forced to run Nauru, Manus detention centres until late 2017 Ferrovial has been told to keep running Manus Island and Nauru centres until late 2017. Angela Wylie by Jenny Wiggins Broadspectrum’s contracts … Continue reading

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Last Western Prisoner Leaves Afghanistan After Pardon

[Translate] Last Western Prisoner Leaves Afghanistan After Pardon Robert Langdon was held in high-security facility for seven years Robert Langdon, who was initially sentenced to death in the 2009 shooting of an Afghan security contractor, leaves Kabul’s maximum-security prison. Photo: … Continue reading

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Apollo Global in talks to buy Constellis

[Translate] Business | Fri Aug 5, 2016 4:30pm EDT Apollo Global in talks to buy Constellis By Mike Stone Leon Black, Chairman and CEO Apollo Global Management, LLC, takes part in Private Equity: Rebalancing Risk session during the 2014 Milken … Continue reading

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ICoCA Opens Pathway to Certification for Private Maritime Security Companies

[Translate] Human Rights in Complex Environments 20 JUL 2016 ICoCA Opens Pathway to Certification for Private Maritime Security Companies tag : ANSI/ASIS PSC.1-2012, Certification, human rights at sea, ICoC, ICoCA, ISO 28007-1, private maritime security by : Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt It … Continue reading

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The Invisible Force

[Translate] THE INVISIBLE FORCE A comparative study of the use of private military and security companies in Iraq, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, and Colombia. Lessons for an international regulation.

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PRIVATIZATION OF WAR: IMPACT ON HUMAN RIGHTS

[Translate] Panel Event Thursday 21 July 2016 Conference Room 3, United Nations Headquarters, New York PRIVATIZATION OF WAR: IMPACT ON HUMAN RIGHTS How does PMSC activity affect the right of peoples to self-determination? In the context of PMSC activity, how … Continue reading

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Fighting Maritime Piracy with Private Armed Guards

[Translate] Fighting Maritime Piracy with Private Armed Guards July 11, 2016 · by Yvonne M. Dutton · in Militarisation. · States recently embraced a new policy regarding the fight against maritime piracy, and many began authorizing their cargo ships to … Continue reading

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CONTRACTOR SUPPORT OF U.S. OPERATIONS IN THE USCENTCOM AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

[Translate] CONTRACTOR SUPPORT OF U.S. OPERATIONS IN THE USCENTCOM AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

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DynCorp exec responds to DOJ fraud allegations

[Translate] DynCorp exec responds to DOJ fraud allegations Aug 5, 2016, 4:52pm EDT Updated Aug 5, 2016, 5:15pm EDT James Bach Staff Reporter Washington Business Journal Related Content DynCorp faces uphill battle to defend DOJ suit DynCorp International secures debt … Continue reading

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