Category Archives: Israel

Global protests condemn G4S for alleged role in Israeli prisoners’ rights abuses

Global protests condemn G4S for alleged role in Israeli prisoners’ rights abuses #Occupation Human rights organisations and protesters criticise Israel for coercing confessions from Palestinian child detainees Palestine solidarity activists marked Palestinian Prisoners’ Day on 17 April by protesting G4S … Continue reading

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On Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, New Report Shows Corporate Role In Israeli Torture

On Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, New Report Shows Corporate Role In Israeli Torture As Israel cracks down on protests, Palestinians call for international support to thousands of political prisoners and researchers release a new report detailing corporate complicity in the Israeli … Continue reading

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Will Anyone Pay for Abu Ghraib?

The Opinion Pages | Editorial Will Anyone Pay for Abu Ghraib? By THE EDITORIAL BOARD       FEB. 5, 2015 Photo Abu Ghraib prison, Iraq. Credit Andrea Bruce for The New York Times What happened at the Abu Ghraib prison during the … Continue reading

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Contractor Corruption Submission to SIGIR, 2nd QTR, 2007

Contractor Corruption Submission to SIGIR, 2nd QTR, 2007

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Israel ‘gun guards’ terrorise East Jerusalem

Israel ‘gun guards’ terrorise East Jerusalem Al Jazeera English 29 November 2014 21:32 In Silwan, a neighbourhood at the heart of rising tensions in occupied East Jerusalem, private security guards are contracted by Israel to protect Jewish settlers through cooperation … Continue reading

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Convicted Israeli trainer of Colombia paramilitaries claims CIA ties

Convicted Israeli trainer of Colombia paramilitaries claims CIA ties Colombia Reports By Joel Gillin 17 November 2014 Israeli mercenary Yair Klein, convicted in Colombia of training paramilitary forces, has claimed he was contracted by the CIA to train Colombians for … Continue reading

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The Lawless Zone report | The transfer of policing and security to the Civilian Security Coordinators in the settlements and outposts

Yesh Din Volunteers for Human Rights The Lawless Zone report | The transfer of policing and security to the Civilian Security Coordinators in the settlements and outposts 9/17/2014 Today Yesh Din is releasing the report “The Lawless Zone” on the … Continue reading

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Rule of law: Navigating the muddy waters of private security firms

Rule of law: Navigating the muddy waters of private security firms A US court’s conviction of Blackwater contractors for killing Iraqi civilians shines a light on the intractable problem of policing private security contractors – both globally and in Israel. … Continue reading

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Private security firm offers Tel Aviv plan to ‘clean up’ southern neighborhoods

Private security firm offers Tel Aviv plan to ‘clean up’ southern neighborhoods The Jerusalem Post By BEN HARTMAN 10 April 2012 With the number of African migrants crossing Israel’s southern border averaging between 2,000-3,000 per month, one private Israeli security … Continue reading

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Could Foreigners Who Serve in Israeli Army Face War Crimes Charges?

Could Foreigners Who Serve in Israeli Army Face War Crimes Charges? Palestinians Push for Action Under International Law getty images Hero or Criminal? Thousands thronged the funeral for American Max Steinberg, who died serving in Israel’s war in Gaza. But … Continue reading

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