Category Archives: Fraud/Waste/Abuse

Contractor gets 3-year sentence for Iraq fraud that cost U.S. millions

[Translate] Contractor gets 3-year sentence for Iraq fraud that cost U.S. millions In Fredericksburg, Va., 30 U.S. police officers are trained by DynCorp in preparation to train police in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) By Rachel Weiner October … Continue reading

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A suit over Abu Ghraib getting to ‘what actually happened’

[Translate] A suit over Abu Ghraib getting to ‘what actually happened’ Iraqi detainees stand behind razor wire at the Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad, Monday May 17, 2004. (Damir Sagolj/AP) By Rachel Weiner September 22 Thirteen years after leaving Abu … Continue reading

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State AG Bob Ferguson sues firm that operates Tacoma detention center for immigrants over $1 a day wages

[Translate] State AG Bob Ferguson sues firm that operates Tacoma detention center for immigrants over $1 a day wages Originally published September 20, 2017 at 5:04 pm Updated September 21, 2017 at 8:46 am On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, State … Continue reading

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The Human Face of the Torturer

[Translate] Home » Who We Are » Healing and Human Rights The Human Face of the Torturer Thursday, September 14, 2017 Andrea Northwood, Ph.D., LP, is client services director for CVT. I waited as Habib* stared into a far-off space, … Continue reading

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Good Psychologist, Bad Psychologist

[Translate] Good Psychologist, Bad Psychologist September 14, 2017 In this episode on BBC Radio, psychiatrist Raj Persaud reports on the CIA’s so-called “enhanced interrogation” program, which has frequently been characterized as torture. He discusses the involvement of psychologists John Bruce Jessen and … Continue reading

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G4S employee ‘throttles vulnerable detainee at immigration centre when he self harms’

[Translate] G4S employee ‘throttles vulnerable detainee at immigration centre when he self harms’ Footage recorded undercover at the G4S run Brook House in Sussex, allegedly shows a man being physically restrained and threatened after he put a battery in his … Continue reading

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Ex-Brook House Detainee Opens Up about Horrors Witnessed At Immigrant Removal Center

[Translate] Ex-Brook House Detainee Opens Up about Horrors Witnessed At Immigrant Removal Center By Pritha Paul @ZiggyZina143 On 09/06/17 AT 6:54 AM After a BBC Panorama program exposed how brutally detained immigrants at the Brook House Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) … Continue reading

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G4S suspends nine staff for alleged abuse of migrants at Brook House immigration removal centre

[Translate] G4S suspends nine staff for alleged abuse of migrants at Brook House immigration removal centre Afghan asylum seeker Samim Bigzad among detainees at Brook House, near Gatwick Lizzie Dearden Home Affairs Correspondent @lizziedearden Friday 1 September 2017 09:30 BST … Continue reading

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What I saw whenI went undercover

[Translate]   What I saw when I went undercover The 21-year-old whistleblower at the immigration removal centre By Alison Holt Callum Tulley was so shocked by the chaos, violence and abuse he saw as a detainee custody officer in an … Continue reading

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Trump’s Afghanistan strategy won’t end human rights violations among immigrant contractors

[Translate] LOYALTY FOR HIRE Trump’s Afghanistan strategy won’t end human rights violations among immigrant contractors “There are almost three private contractors for every one US soldier in Afghanistan.” (Reuters/Joshua Roberts) Share Written by Noah Coburn Political anthropologist, Bennington College August … Continue reading

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