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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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Attrition: The Best Mercenaries Oil Can Buy

Attrition: The Best Mercenaries Oil Can Buy April 6, 2014: One of the many secrets in the Persian Gulf is exactly how many Pakistani military veterans are serving as soldiers and police there. There has long been a dig demand … Continue reading

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Open Letter to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Divest from G4S!

Open Letter to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Divest from G4S!                       Dear Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Management Committee, We, the undersigned Palestinian Non-Governmental Organizations and Coalitions committed … Continue reading

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Gaza’s first private security firm is ready for business

Gaza’s first private security firm is ready for business Using a private firm allows international organizations to sidestep the politically tricky need to interact directly with Hamas. By Haaretz | Feb. 17, 2014 | 4:16 AM | 3 Private security … Continue reading

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Privatising the Syrian war could save lives

Privatising the Syrian war could save lives Contributor: Aaron Lim Thursday, 20 February, 2014 – 13:48 By Aaron Lim The failure of the second round of Syrian peace talks is hardly a surprise. But in the face of mounting civilian … Continue reading

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A Prince of war

G4S contracts in Israeli occupied territories face major investigation OECD to examine the controversial firm’s alleged supply of surveillance kit Jim Armitage Tuesday 07 January 2014 G4S, the security company which has lurched from crisis to crisis over the past … Continue reading

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DynCorp International to Continue Managing War Reserve Materiel Assets for U.S. Air Force

DynCorp International to Continue Managing War Reserve Materiel Assets for U.S. Air Force Published: October 28, 2013 FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The U.S. Air Force has chosen DynCorp International (DI) to continue managing War Reserve Materiel (WRM) assets in several … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Integrated Avionics Technician, Jonathan Ardoin, Recognized for Exemplary Support in Oman

DynCorp International Integrated Avionics Technician, Jonathan Ardoin, Recognized for Exemplary Support in Oman October 24, 2013 at 1:34 pm DynCorp International’s Jonathan Ardoin, integrated avionics technician, was recently recognized for outstanding support of the F-16 Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) program … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia Hires Israeli-Friendly Company for Hajj Security: Report

Saudi Arabia Hires Israeli-Friendly Company for Hajj Security: Report This year, the mandatory Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, or hajj, will compound the Palestinians’ woes. Palestinian pilgrims will be greeted by a company that assists in their repression – and even … Continue reading

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Turmoil no clear-cut gain for security firms

Turmoil no clear-cut gain for security firms August 19, 2013 12:10 AM By Lysandra Ohrstrom The Daily Star File – A security man uses a metal detector at the entrance of a mall in Beirut, Thursday, March 14, 2013. (The … Continue reading

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