Category Archives: Control

G4S guards found not guilty of manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga

G4S guards found not guilty of manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga Terrence Hughes, Colin Kaler and Stuart Tribelnig cleared of killing Mubenga, who died as he was being deported from UK Jimmy Mubenga died on board a plane at Heathrow airport … Continue reading

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Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates

7 December 2014 Last updated at 19:30 ET Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates The floating armouries are generally moored in international waters around the edge of the Indian Ocean Continue reading the main story … Continue reading

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Q&A: Floating Armouries

Q&A: Floating Armouries Published on December 18, 2014 What are Floating Armouries?They are vessels used to store weapons, ammunition, and related equipment such as body armour and night vision goggles for use by Private Maritime Security Companies. They also provide … Continue reading

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Press release: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action

Press release: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action Published on December 18, 2014 12 UK companies storing weapons on floating armouries registered to black … Continue reading

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New report: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action

New report: Lack of regulation and oversight of floating armouries used to store weapons for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs), need for international action Published on December 18, 2014 A new report, Floating Armouries: Implications and risks by Omega Research … Continue reading

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The gunship archipelago

The gunship archipelago Paul Rogers 18 December 2014 The growth of secretive floating armouries raises a challenge to maritime security worldwide. The MV Sinbad is a vessel of 250 gross tonnage, originally built as a fisheries patrol-boat in Sweden in … Continue reading

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48,000 Federal Employees Potentially Affected by Second Background Check Hack

48,000 Federal Employees Potentially Affected by Second Background Check Hack wk1003mike/Shutterstock.com By Nextgov Staff December 18, 2014 15 Comments This story has been updated.  The Office of Personnel Management is alerting more than 48,000 federal employees their personal information may … Continue reading

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Private military and security companies: Implementation of Montreux document

Private military and security companies: Implementation of Montreux document 16 December 2014 Private military and security companies: Montreux Document participants establish the Montreux Document Forum to continue working on implementation The Montreux Document reaffirms the existing obligations of states under … Continue reading

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Blackwater Lobbyist Will Manage the House Intelligence Committee

December 18, 2014 Blackwater Lobbyist Will Manage the House Intelligence Committee Jeff Shockey, a lobbyist for defense contractors and Academi. He will soon lead the day to day operations of the House Intelligence Committee. Posted at 3:32 pm by Lee … Continue reading

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48,000 Federal Employees Potentially Affected by Second Background Check Hack

48,000 Federal Employees Potentially Affected by Second Background Check Hack By Nextgov Staff 3:22 PM ET This story will be updated.  The Office of Personnel Management is alerting more than 48,000 federal employees their personal information may have been exposed … Continue reading

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