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The Manus Island escape plan that went badly wrong

The Manus Island escape plan that went badly wrong Date April 21, 2014 Michael Gordon Political editor, The Age Exclusive: inside the Manus Island riot Vision and images obtained exclusively by Fairfax Media reveal the violence unleashed by PNG guards … Continue reading

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Judge dismisses case against Blackwater defendant

Judge dismisses case against Blackwater defendant By PETE YOST — Apr. 23, 2014 4:51 PM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed criminal charges against a former Blackwater security guard whose actions allegedly triggered the shootings of … Continue reading

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U.S. May Charge Ex-Blackwater Guard With Murder for Iraq Massacre

U.S. May Charge Ex-Blackwater Guard With Murder for Iraq Massacre By Reuters Filed: 4/23/14 at 3:42 PM Blackwater USA Chief Executive Erik Prince testifies before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on security contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan on … Continue reading

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Remaking Soldier-Citizens: Military Privatization and the Biopolitics of Sacrifice

Remaking Soldier-Citizens: Military Privatization and the Biopolitics of Sacrifice Author: Baggiarini, Bianca Source: St Antony’s International Review, Volume 9, Number 2, February 2014 , pp. 9-23(15) Abstract: This paper questions how military privatization has the potential to signal the end of … Continue reading

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BADILLA v. NATIONAL AIR CARGO, INC., Dist. Court, WD New York 2013

BADILLA v. NATIONAL AIR CARGO, INC., Dist. Court, WD New York 2013 JESSICA T. BADILLA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. NATIONAL AIR CARGO, INC., et al., Defendants. No. 12-CV-01066(A)(M).United States District Court, W.D. New York. September 30, 2013. REPORT, RECOMMENDATION AND … Continue reading

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ALKANANI v. AEGIS DEFENSE SERVICES, LLC, Dist. Court, Dist. of Columbia 2014

ALKANANI v. AEGIS DEFENSE SERVICES, LLC, Dist. Court, Dist. of Columbia 2014 KHADIM ALKANANI, Plaintiff, v. AEGIS DEFENSE SERVICES, LLC, and AEGIS DEFENCE SERVICES LIMITED, Defendants. Civil Action No. 09-CV-1607 (KBJ)(AK).United States District Court, District of Columbia. March 26, 2014. … Continue reading

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Thompson v. MISSION ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL, LLC, Dist. Court, MD North Carolina 2013

Thompson v. MISSION ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL, LLC, Dist. Court, MD North Carolina 2013 ESTATE OF CAPTAIN DAVID JOHNPAUL THOMPSON, by and through EMILY THOMPSON, Executor, et al., Plaintiffs, v. MISSION ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL, LLC, Defendant. No. 1:11CV547.United States District Court, M.D. North … Continue reading

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Guards were the aggressors; Manus Island footage reveals violence

Guards were the aggressors; Manus Island footage reveals violence Canberra Times By Michael Gordon 22 April 2014 Guards were the aggressors Manus Island footage reveals violence By Michael Gordon Papua New Guinean nationals employed as security guards on Manus Island … Continue reading

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Gov’t: Case against a Blackwater guard in jeopardy

Gov’t: Case against a Blackwater guard in jeopardy Apr. 17, 2014 5:11 PM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says its criminal case against a former Blackwater security guard is in jeopardy as a June 11 trial looms on charges … Continue reading

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Guard warned Manus was a ‘tinderbox’

Guard warned Manus was a ‘tinderbox’ The Sydney Morning Herald By Lisa Cox 19 April 2014 A G4S security guard warned that the Manus Island detention facility was “totally unprepared” for a major incident months before an Iranian asylum seeker … Continue reading

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