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8 July 2016

Palestinian family sues Exxelia Technologies in France for alleged complicity in war crimes

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9 June 2015

UK OECD Natl. Contact Point finds G4S in breach of human rights obligations over its involvement with Israeli abuses against Palestinians

In November 2013 Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights submitted a complaint to the UK OECD National Contact Point (NCP) which alleged the involvement of G4S in serious human rights abuses carried out by the Israeli Government against Palestinians.  In...

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21 June 2016

New edition of toolkit: “Addressing Security and Human Rights Challenges in Complex Environments”

Author: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) & Intl. Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

“Addressing Security and Human Rights Challenges in Complex Environments Toolkit- Third Edition (DCAF and ICRC, June 2016)” ...

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Article
4 May 2016

Mining companies operating in conflict-affected areas cannot overlook their responsibilities to respect human rights, says lawyer

Author: Mark Camilleri, Tsamota

"Miners, guns and lawyers: Tracing corporate liability for breaches of human rights by mining companies in conflict-affected areas", Oct 2015...

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Article
19 April 2016

UK security firm Aegis accused of failing to check if mercenaries it employed to work in Iraq were former child soldiers

Author: Alice Ross, Guardian (UK)

A former senior director at a British firm says that it employed mercenaries from Sierra Leone to work in Iraq because they were cheaper than Europeans and did not check if they were former child soldiers. James Ellery, who was a director of Aegis...

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3 February 2016

Report calls for private military & security companies (PMSCs) to be banned from operating in conflict zones

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2 February 2016
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22 December 2015

Danish PFA Pension excludes HeidelbergCement from its investment universe citing "violation of basic human rights" & "illegal activities" in occupied West Bank

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22 December 2015

Danish PFA Pension excludes HeidelbergCement from its investment universe citing activities in occupied West Bank

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Article
9 December 2015

South Sudan: Global Witness says transparency in oil revenue management key to ending conflict

Author: Global Witness

"Turning the Tide: Building a clean oil sector through South Sudan’s Peace Agreement"...

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