Category Archives: Human Rights

Private Military Contractors: Characteristics of a Growing Market and Implications for Accountability and Human Rights

[Translate] Private Military Contractors: Characteristics of a Growing Market and Implications for Accountability and Human Rights Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 12:15pm to 1:30pm Uris Hall, G-08 Central Campus Dario Azzellini, PhD in Sociology and in Political Science, and Visiting … Continue reading

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Public International Law and Human Rights Violations by Private Military and Security Companies

[Translate] Public International Law and Human Rights Violations by Private Military and Security Companies 

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Combating Impunity: The Private Military Industry, Human Rights, and the “Legal Gap”

[Translate] Combating Impunity: The Private Military Industry, Human Rights, and the “Legal Gap”

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The Privatization of Human Rights Violations – Business’ Impunity or Corporate Responsibility: The Case of Human Rights Abuses and Torture in Iraq

[Translate] The Privatization of Human Rights Violations – Business’ Impunity or Corporate Responsibility: The Case of Human Rights Abuses and Torture in Iraq

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Why Is Erik Prince Backing a Secure Communications Company?

[Translate] Why Is Erik Prince Backing a Secure Communications Company? America’s most notorious security contractor is quietly investing in privacy apps. By Jana WinterJana Winter is an investigative reporter based in Washington DC. She worked previously as a national security … 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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Case Study on Holding Private Military and Security Companies Accountable for Human Rights Violations

[Translate] Case Study on Holding Private Military and Security Companies Accountable for Human Rights Violations

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Private Security Companies and Human Rights: Are Non-Judicial Remedies Effective

[Translate] Private Security Companies and Human Rights: Are Non-Judicial Remedies Effective

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HIRED GUNS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: ARBITRAL JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES

[Translate] HIRED GUNS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: ARBITRAL JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES

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Human rights violations committed by private military and security companies an international law analysis

[Translate] Human rights violations committed by private military and security companies  an international law analysis

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