Monthly Archives: April 2017

How Israel Is Increasingly Privatizing the Occupation of the West Bank

[Translate] How Israel Is Increasingly Privatizing the Occupation of the West Bank Miriam Berger Newsweek19 April 2017 The sun had barely risen and Khairy Masoud, 57, was already in trouble. The father of eight had just passed through the Israeli … Continue reading

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Paramilitary: Russian Military Contractors

[Translate] Paramilitary: Russian Military Contractors April 22, 2017: Noting the success the United States had with private security contractors in Afghanistan and Iraq, Russia has tried to create a similar capability. That is not working out as expected and the … Continue reading

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Were peasant farmers poisoned by the U.S. war on drugs? A jury has the case.

[Translate] Were peasant farmers poisoned by the U.S. war on drugs? A jury has the case. A plane is seen fumigating over coca fields in San Miguel, close to the border with Ecuador, some 400 miles south of Bogota, Colombia, … Continue reading

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Guards’ pay dispute with Total, G4S evokes Yemen’s economic misery

[Translate] Guards’ pay dispute with Total, G4S evokes Yemen’s economic misery By Reuters Published: 08:58 EDT, 31 March 2017 | Updated: 08:58 EDT, 31 March 2017 By Sami Aboudi DUBAI, March 31 (Reuters) – A dispute over unpaid wages in … Continue reading

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G4S Dropped by Doctors’ Syndicate in Beirut

[Translate] G4S Dropped by Doctors’ Syndicate in Beirut March 31, 2017 12:52 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Boycott Movement, International, News Report 0 31 Mar 12:52 AM (photo: Alternative Information Center) Last week, the Doctors’ Syndicate in Beirut decided to … Continue reading

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G4S: When a private company is in charge of your security

[Translate] G4S: When a private company is in charge of your security 11 April by Jérôme Duval The security context in Europe today doesn’t make everybody unhappy, especially among firms that have specialised in security and surveillance. Among them, the … Continue reading

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Officials Fire Employees at Kabul U.S. Embassy for Drug Dealing

[Translate] Officials Fire Employees at Kabul U.S. Embassy for Drug Dealing Posted by Mary Chastain    Friday, March 31, 2017 at 3:00pm Afghanistan supplies the majority of the world’s heroin. American officials have fired numerous employees at the U.S. Embassy … Continue reading

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Manus healthcare provider forced to leave for practising unlicensed

[Translate] Manus healthcare provider forced to leave for practising unlicensed IHMS replaced by skeleton staff from PNG company providing detainees only basic and emergency medical care Some Manus detainees requiring medication for chronic conditions have been left without medication during … Continue reading

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Israel’s ‘cyber mercenaries’ are hacking into smart phones around the world

[Translate] Israel’s ‘cyber mercenaries’ are hacking into smart phones around the world April 28, 2017 at 11:04 am | Published in: Article, Israel, Middle East, Opinion, Palestine Hacker [File photo] Asa Winstanley @AsaWinstanley April 28, 2017 at 11:04 am Earlier … Continue reading

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G4S warns asylum seekers ‘behave or be deported’ in potential breach of law

[Translate] G4S warns asylum seekers ‘behave or be deported’ in potential breach of law Security company accused of creating ‘culture of intimidation’ after it issued a letter to asylum seekers warning they could be removed from the country May Bulman @maybulman Asylum seekers warned by … Continue reading

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