Category Archives: Middle East

Private security company loses EGP 30 thousand during academic year’s first two days

Private security company loses EGP 30 thousand during academic year’s first two days Aswat Masriya By Aswat Masriya 13 October 2014, 386 words, English, © 2014 Aswat Masriya . All Rights Reserved. Provided by Syndigate.info, an Albawaba.com company CAIRO, Oct … Continue reading

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Let’s Get the Old Blackwater Team Back Together

Let’s Get the Old Blackwater Team Back Together BY Justine Drennan OCTOBER 10, 2014 – 07:26 PM The former CEO of Blackwater thinks he knows how to defeat the Islamic State: American mercenaries. Erik Prince, the founder of the private … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Awarded Option Year on War Reserve Materiel Program Valued at $80.3 Million

DynCorp International Awarded Option Year on War Reserve Materiel Program Valued at $80.3 Million October 09, 2014 03:34 PM Eastern Daylight Time MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The U.S. Air Force has chosen DynCorp International (DI) to continue managing War Reserve Materiel (WRM) … Continue reading

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Chairman’s Column – Thoughts on Countering ISIS

Africa Monitor fsgteam | October 6, 2014 Chairman’s Column – Thoughts on Countering ISIS Chairman’s Column As someone who spent many years operating in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other underdeveloped countries facing existential security threats, I was recently asked about my … Continue reading

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Oregon Protesters Occupy Offices of Israel-affiliated Prison Firm G4S author

Oregon Protesters Occupy Offices of Israel-affiliated Prison Firm G4S Friday August 22, 2014 10:16 by Celine Hagbard – IMEMC News A group of Palestine supporters occupied the office of the prison and security contracting firm in Portland Oregon on Thursday … Continue reading

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County security contract supports human-rights abuses

Commentary Emily Schneider: County security contract supports human-rights abuses By Emily Schneider 8 August 2014 Distributed by The McClatchy Company Over the past weeks, I’ve watched with horror as the death toll in Gaza rises to over 1,800 dead and … Continue reading

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‘Landmark divestment action’: United Methodist Church Divests from G4S

‘Landmark divestment action’: United Methodist Church Divests from G4S Annie Robbins on June 13, 2014 3 United Methodist Kairos Response In a landmark decision, The United Methodist Church, the largest mainline Protestant church in the United States, will be pulling … Continue reading

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Initial Assessment by the UK National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises -Complaint from Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights against G4s

Initial Assessment by the UK National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises -Complaint from Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights against G4s UK National Contact Point for the OECD May 2014 The UK National Contact Point (NCP) for … Continue reading

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UK watchdog to probe G4S Israeli contract

June 2, 2014 6:10 pm UK watchdog to probe G4S Israeli contract By Gill Plimmer ©Bloomberg G4S, the global security company, came under further pressure on Monday when a UK government-funded watchdog agreed to investigate its activities in Israel and … Continue reading

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Gates Foundation begins to divest from occupation profiteer G4S

Gates Foundation begins to divest from occupation profiteer G4S (Graphic Stephanie Westbrook) On April 17, ahead of of Palestinian prisoner’s day,  Addameer Prisoner Support, Human Rights Association, War on Want, and over 100 Palestinian and international organizations issued a Call to action asking Bill Gates to … Continue reading

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