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We’ve changed Manus for the better: Transfield

TheNation We’ve changed Manus for the better: Transfield The Australian By EXCLUSIVE: BRIDGET CARTER 25 September 2014 TRANSFIELD Services says it has made sweeping changes to security and behaviour management at the Manus Island and Nauru processing centres since it … Continue reading

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Complaint to OECD about G4S Manus Island management

Complaint to OECD about G4S Manus Island management Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts By Samantha Donovan 23 September 2014 The Human Rights Law Centre has lodged a complaint to the OECD alleging the former operator of the Manus Island Detention Centre … Continue reading

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Manus security firm, G4S, responsible for February violence, says law centre

Manus security firm, G4S, responsible for February violence, says law centre Human Rights Law Centre lodges complaint with OECD saying G4S had not been held to account for its role Melissa Davey theguardian.com, Tuesday 23 September 2014 00.55 EDT A … Continue reading

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Attempt to hold G4S accountable for alleged PNG violations

Attempt to hold G4S accountable for alleged PNG violations Updated at 8:41 pm on 25 September 2014 A rights group says the G4S security company needs to be held accountable for alleged human rights violations in the Manus Island detention … Continue reading

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THE security contractor that used to run Australia’s Manus Island…

THE security contractor that used to run Australia’s Manus Island… Lawyers claim Manus Island security contractor breached human rights. THE security contractor that used to run Australia’s Manus Island detention centre has committed serious human rights violations, lawyers have alleged. … Continue reading

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Guns for hire: the surprising role of Australians in the rise of private security companies

Guns for hire: the surprising role of Australians in the rise of private security companies 18 September 2014   |   Commentary   |   By James Brown In The Monthly magazine, James Brown details the suprising extent of Australian involvement in the world … Continue reading

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‘YOU COULD FEEL THE HATRED,’ SAYS MANUS GUARD

‘YOU COULD FEEL THE HATRED,’ SAYS MANUS GUARD Sunday Star-Times 7 September 2014 GOVERNMENT AND dated March 26. The witness, whose name is suppressed, said his brother was then hit by other G4S guards. The witness alleged “Anton” had also … Continue reading

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Manus whistleblower claims he warned Salvation Army of employees wanting to fight

Manus whistleblower claims he warned Salvation Army of employees wanting to fight By Michael Gordon Sept. 10, 2014, 6:48 a.m. The Salvation Army worker charged over the murder of Iranian asylum seeker Reza Barati inside the Manus Island detention centre … Continue reading

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Deal signed for Manus upgrade

TheNation Deal signed for Manus upgrade By SONIA KOHLBACHER, PAIGE TAYLOR 8 September 2014. THE Coalition has entered a newly altered contract for significant expansions and upgrades at the Manus Island detention centre, now notorious over two asylum-seeker deaths. The … Continue reading

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KIWI IN FATAL REFUGEE RIOT DENIES BRUTALITY

KIWI IN FATAL REFUGEE RIOT DENIES BRUTALITY Waikato Times 8 September 2014 A New Zealand guard accused of violence against asylum seekers during a riot at the notorious Manus Island detention centre has described how he feared for his life … Continue reading

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