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19 January 2017
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales (France)

« La détention des migrants, un business en pleine expansion », 11 janvier 2017...

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2 November 2015

European pension funds begin to consider companies' treatment of refugees & asylum seekers in investment decisions

Author: Judith Evans, Financial Times (UK)

"Migrant crisis on pension funds’ radar", 1 Nov 2015...

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Article
12 August 2015

UK: Serco & G4S operated immigration centre has become "place of national concern" finds Chief Inspector of Prisons

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Article
1 July 2015

PMSC Bulletin Issue number 7 – 1 Jul 2015

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

PMSC Bulletin Issue number 7 – 1 Jul 2015: Private Military & Security Companies and their impacts on human rights: Recent developments...

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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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30 April 2014

[PDF] Private Military & Security Companies and their impacts on human rights: Recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In relation to reported negative human rights impacts by PMSCs, some continue to occur in areas of conflict or weak governance such as Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia, but we have seen a rising of reports alleging abuses in other regions, especially in...

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25 February 2014

G4S Loses Australia Contract Amid Detention Center Revamp (Papua New Guinea)

Author: Morgane Lapeyre, Bloomberg

G4S...lost an Australian government contract for an asylum seekers detention center after an investigation found deficient safety arrangements...Transfield Services...will take over...to provide security and welfare services at the offshore detention...

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10 January 2014

G4S and Serco failing to house asylum seekers properly, says watchdog (UK)

Author: Rajeev Syal, Guardian (UK)

G4S and Serco are failing to provide adequate housing for vulnerable asylum seekers or acquire habitable properties for them to live in, according to the government's spending watchdog...The Refugee Council...said: "Asylum seekers are often people who...

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Company non-response
8 January 2014

Serco did not respond to: 3 Serco guards dismissed while police investigate allegations of sexual misconduct at Yarl's Wood immigration removal centre.

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