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7 November 2014

Survey analyses FTSE 100 companies human rights reporting & progress made since 2013

Author: Jim Wright, GOXI

"Human Rights and the FTSE 100 in 2014", 5 Nov 2014...

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6 October 2014

So. Africa: Woolworths threatens divestment group with legal action for putting "safety of staff and customers at risk"

Author: Lucky Biyase, Business Day (South Africa)

'Woolies threatens boycotters', October 5 2014: Woolworths might haul the Boycott, Divest and Sanction (BDS) group...to court because...activists’ threats have put the safety of staff and customers “at risk”...spokesman Babs Dlamini said...Woolworths...

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3 October 2014

Deploying private security companies could make starting wars easier, warns Manchester Univ. study

Author: Jack Howson, Mancunian Matters (UK)

Countries could soon use private security companies to make it easier to go to war and make them last longer, claims new research by the University of Manchester...Since the end of the Cold War, the private military industry has grown rapidly...in...

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23 September 2014

RAID & Human Rights Law Centre bring OECD complaint against G4S over treatment of asylum seekers detained in Australian offshore processing centre

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2 September 2014

Reprieve submits complaint against G4S to UK OECD National Contact Point after company accepts Guantanamo contract

Author: Chris Green, Independent (UK)

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29 August 2014

G4S, Serco, Mitie & GEO accused of using detained immigrants as "cheap labour"

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26 August 2014

Private firms 'are using detained immigrants as cheap labour'

Author: Kevin Rawlinson, Guardian (UK)

Campaigners have criticised private firms for using immigration detainees as cheap labour inside detention centres after research suggested this saves them millions of pounds. Some detainees said they were being paid as little as £1 an hour to cook...

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19 August 2014

Business and the Gaza conflict - calls for companies to cut ties

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21 June 2014

Israel criticizes Presbyterian divestment in protest of its policies

Author: Maya Srikrishnan, Los Angeles Times (USA)

The Presbyterian General Assembly’s decision to...[divest from Caterpillar, HP and Motorola Solutions] has triggered condemnations and congratulations, with the Israeli Embassy calling the resolution “shameful.”...Those advocating divestment singled...

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5 June 2014

G4S to end Israeli jail contracts within three years (Israel & Palestine)

Author: Gill Plimmer, Financial Times

G4S has confirmed that it will end all its Israeli prison contracts within the next three years after an annual general meeting that was severely disrupted by human rights protesters. Asked by...protesters whether G4S would withdraw from the...

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