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BAHRAIN GOV’T SIGNS NEW $20M PR CONTRACT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: bill@bahrainwatch.org Twitter: @bhwatch April 16, 2014 BAHRAIN GOV’T SIGNS NEW $20M PR CONTRACT Western Firms Profit by Promoting Government’s Image as Abuses Continue Bahrain Watch expresses its serious concern about a new $20 million contract between … Continue reading

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Contracting Insecurity Private military and security companies and the future of the United Nations

[PDF] Contracting Insecurity Private military and security companies and the future of the United Nations Lou Pingeot, Global Policy Forum February 2014 [Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Askar Security, Delta Protection & G4S to respond. Responses provided] The … Continue reading

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US ambassador to Kosovo hired by construction firm he lobbied for

US ambassador to Kosovo hired by construction firm he lobbied for EU diplomat criticises way Christopher Dell pushed through deal for Bechtel Corporation to build controversial highway to Albania Paul Lewis in Washington, Lawrence Marzouk and Petrit Collaku in Pristina, … Continue reading

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Man loses job. What next? (He’s G4S’s Nick Buckles, by the way)

Man loses job. What next? (He’s G4S’s Nick Buckles, by the way) Clare Sambrook 15 April 2014 Subjects: G4S: Securing whose world? Shine a light What happens after a government outsourcer fails shareholders and the public, and the boss loses … Continue reading

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Man loses job. What next? (He’s G4S’s Nick Buckles, by the way)

Man loses job. What next? (He’s G4S’s Nick Buckles, by the way) Clare Sambrook 15 April 2014 Subjects: G4S: Securing whose world? Shine a light What happens after a government outsourcer fails shareholders and the public, and the boss loses … Continue reading

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Olive Group is First Private Security Company to be Awarded Accredited Certification to the Private Security Standard (PSC1): a Key Milestone for the Company and the Industry

Olive Group is First Private Security Company to be Awarded Accredited Certification to the Private Security Standard (PSC1): a Key Milestone for the Company and the Industry DUBAI, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Olive Group FZ-LLC has become the first … Continue reading

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The Serco insider: what it’s really like to work for the outsourcing giant

The Serco insider: what it’s really like to work for the outsourcing giant Staff are treated like schoolchildren and targets are more important than customer serviceEmail A Serco employee Guardian Professional, Thursday 10 April 2014 10.13 EDT Customer service is … Continue reading

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A Serco bet? Australia’s immigration centres are up for grabs

A Serco bet? Australia’s immigration centres are up for grabs Crikey By by Cathy Alexander 11 April 2014 Want to run Australia’s immigration detention centres? The job is out for tender and is likely to be worth hundreds of millions … Continue reading

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G4S Chief Ashley Almanza Nets £648k Bonus Despite Firm’s Troubles

G4S Chief Ashley Almanza Nets £648k Bonus Despite Firm’s Troubles By Shane Croucher April 14, 2014 15:16 GMT Ashley Almanza is chief executive of scandal-hit G4SReuters G4S boss Ashley Almazna pocketed a £648,000 bonus from the scandal-hit firm for 2013, … Continue reading

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Horrendous chicken pen’

Horrendous chicken pen’ Northern Territory News/Sunday Territorian 13 April 2014 Guard claims Manus Island centre is ‘hell on Earth’ A SECURITY guard at the Manus Island detention centre says detainees are being forced to endure “hell on Earth”. The Australian … Continue reading

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