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1 November 2013

[PDF] Briefing note - Africa Oil Week 2013: Oil & gas industry must improve its respect for human rights

Author: Aliou Diouf, Joseph Kibugu, Nokukhanya Mncwabe, Julia Mello Neiva, Gregory Regaignon - Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The oil & gas industry has a vital role to play in Africa’s development. But too often exploration and extraction are linked to human rights abuses against local residents, oil & gas revenues prop up repressive governments, and the promise of...

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20 September 2013

Founding Industry Members

Author: International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers Association (ICoCA)

Founding Industry Members ACADEMI, AEGIS, AGEMA Svcs., Al Hurea, Al Thuraya Consultancy, Edinburgh Intl., Edson Tiger, Ekpedefsi Epikinonia, KK Security, Kryptais Group Intl., Pheonix Maritime Protection, Pilgrims Group, Plexus Consultancy, Special...

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Company response
5 September 2012

Response to Platform Article “Dirty Work”

Author: Erinys International

From October 2005 to February 2009 Erinys International Ltd, through its local operating company in Nigeria, provided consultancy support (not security personnel) for a number of corporate programmes undertaken by SPDC in the Niger Delta...The...

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21 August 2012

[PDF] Dirty Work: Shell’s security spending in Nigeria and beyond

Author: Platform

This briefing presents an analysis of Shell’s global security expenditure between 2007 and 2009...By 2009, Shell’s total support for government forces in Nigeria reached an estimated $65 million. This is a staggering transfer of company funds and...

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19 August 2012

Nigeria: Activists concerned that Shell's increased security spending in Delta region fuels human rights abuses; Shell responds

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Article
1 April 2012

[PDF] 2012 Communication on Progress

Author: Erinys Holdings on UN Global Compact

Description of concrete actions to implement Human Rights policies, address Human Rights risks and respond to Human Rights violations....'As a supporter of the United Nations Global Compact and as an International Code of Conduct (ICoC) Signatory...

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Article
1 July 2011

Combating Impunity

Author: Business and Human Rights Documentation Project (B-HRD)

[sections include: "Business Impacts on Human Rights" - with links to statements/responses by CACI, Triple Canopy, Blackwater Worldwide, Crescent Security Group, KBR, Erinys; "Demanding Justice"; "Human Rights Defenders"]

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19 January 2011

Leigh Day's Annual Review

Author: Leigh Day & Co.

At Leigh Day, we have had a very interesting and rewarding past 12 months from representing injured clients in the Battersea Crane Crash to miners in South Africa, fighting for equal pay for women against Birmingham City Council, and engaging in legal...

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19 May 2010

[PDF] Private Security Companies and Local Populations: An Exploratory Study of Afghanistan and Angola

Author: Ulrike Joras and Adrian Schuster (eds.), Swisspeace

This paper looks at how local populations perceive Private Security Companies (PSCs) and what the impact of their activities may be on peoples’ every day lives, examining the two country cases, Afghanistan and Angola...The study suggests that PSCs...

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20 October 2009

Licence to kill for private armies [UK]

Author: War on Want [UK]

War on Want...campaigners will demonstrate…outside the annual conference of the British Association of Private Security Companies… protesting against government plans to let private military and security companies police themselves…A keynote speech at...

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