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2 March 2020

So. Africa: Report reveals inmates tortured by private companies controlling prison facilities; Includes company comments

Author: Elna Schütz, Ground Up (South Africa)

‘Official report into Bloemfontein prison reveals mistreatment of inmates’ 3 March 2020...

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11 February 2020

So. Africa: Court grants access to report on prison violence that may reveal torture of inmates by security company

Author: Estelle Ellis, Daily Maverick (South Africa)

‘Human rights lawyers win access to Mangaung prison riot report’ 11 February 2020...

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7 January 2020

So. Africa: Africa’s largest mobile operator & UK security company face allegations of supporting terrorist organizations

Author: Tanishaa Nadkar & Mfuneko Toyana, Reuters

‘MTN reviewing allegations after being named in U.S. complaint’...

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23 December 2019

FTSE4Good leaves coal and oil firms and G4S on ethical investment list despite environmental and labour rights concerns; incl. comments

Author: Jasper Jolly, The Guardian

Note: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre previously asked G4S for a response to allegations of labour abuse in Qatar and UAE, available here....

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18 November 2019

Human rights concerns in Qatar and the UAE behind decision to exclude G4S from Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund ; includes response from G4S

The Council of Ethics of Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) recommended divesting from the UK-headquartered security company G4S, “due to an unacceptable risk that the company is contributing to systematic human rights violations” against...

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18 November 2019

G4S responds to the exclusion decision of the Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund

“We welcomed the engagement with the Council on Ethics over the past three years and we wholeheartedly agree that migrant workers need care and support and deserve to be treated with dignity and respect at all times. We are committed to ensuring that...

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18 November 2019
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Author: Drbyos, Nouvelles du Monde

« Le fonds souverain norvégien place G4S sur la liste des risques liés aux droits humains », 14 novembre 2019...

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15 November 2019

CHRB claims Amazon, Costco & Starbucks amongst the worst at identifying and addressing human rights issues

Author: Jennifer Thompson, Financial Times

"Starbucks, Amazon and Costco rapped for weak human rights disclosure", 14 November 2019...

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25 March 2019
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Author: Delfino (Costa Rica)

“Multinacional que despidió a trabajadora por denunciar acoso sexual deberá pagarle $75 mil por daño moral”, 20 de marzo de 2019...

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11 March 2019
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La version finale des 16 études de cas accompagnant le rapport Impunité « made in Europe » est maintenant disponible sur le site de l’Observatoire des multinationales. Les études de cas montrent que les politiques publiques de l’Union européenne dans...

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