Category Archives: Human Rights

Privatization of the war on drugs in Mexico and Colombia: limiting the application of humanitarian law and endangering human rights

[Translate] Privatization of the war on drugs in Mexico and Colombia: limiting the application of humanitarian law and endangering human rights

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Outsourcing Law Reform in Developing Countries to Private Contractors: A Human Rights Perspective

[Translate] Outsourcing Law Reform in Developing Countries to Private Contractors: A Human Rights Perspective

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Privatization without regulation: The human rights risks of private military and security companies (PMSCS) in Mexico

[Translate] Privatization without regulation: The human rights risks of private military and security companies (PMSCS) in Mexico

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Norm Proxy War and Resistance Through Outsourcing: The Dynamics of Transnational Human Rights Contestation

[Translate] Norm Proxy War and Resistance Through Outsourcing: The Dynamics of Transnational Human Rights Contestation

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Regulation of the Private Military and Security Sector: Is the UK Fulfilling its Human Rights Duties?

[Translate] Regulation of the Private Military and Security Sector: Is the UK Fulfilling its Human Rights Duties?

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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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Panel Event December 2015: Regulation of private military and security companies

[Translate] Panel Event December 2015: Regulation of private military and security companies Discussion to cover, inter alia: Do regulations in your focus country/countries cover military activity? Do they cover activity abroad? What is entailed in licensing, authorization and registration of … Continue reading

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Transfield defends new human rights policy

[Translate] 20 Jul 2015 – 11:55am Transfield defends new human rights policy Transfield Services Chief Executive Operations Kate Munnings during the Senate inquiry (AAP) Video Audio The operator of offshore immigration detention centres says it has been honouring human rights … Continue reading

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UN rights experts on use of mercenaries weigh ‘increasing activity’ of foreign fighters

[Translate] UN rights experts on use of mercenaries weigh ‘increasing activity’ of foreign fighters Press conference by Elzbieta Karska (left), head of the UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries and group member Gabor Rona. UN Photo/Mark Garten 23 … Continue reading

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G4S and their human rights problem

[Translate] G4S and their human rights problem Clare Sambrook 6 June 2013 Subjects: G4S: securing whose world? Protesters disrupt security company’s annual meeting. A jury questions the death of a detainee. Spooks and Big Money mingle with ministers at Bilderberg. … Continue reading

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