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G4S Loses Australian Contract Amid Detention Center Revamp

SOURCE:  BLOOMBERG BUSINESS G4S Plc, the world’s biggest provider of security services, lost an Australian government contractnth to provide security and welfare services at the offshore detention center at Manus Island in Papua New Guinea, according to Immigration Minister Scott Morrison for an asylum seekers detention center after an investigation found deficient safety arrangements. – […]

Human Rights Watch: Israeli Police Abuse Detained Children

Australian Official Claims G4S Guards Stomped on Skull of Iranian Asylum Seeker

SOURCE: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES According to a security guard, the Iranian asylum seeker killed in a violent jail-break at the Australian Manus Island detention camp was killed by a guard working for the security contractor G4S.  The account, obtained by News Corp, suggests that during a riot, local guards jumped on Reza Barati’s head in […]

G4S Loses Australian Contract Amid Detention Center Revamp

Manus security firm, G4S, responsible for February violence, says law centre

SOURCE: GUARDIAN G4S, the former security contractor at the Manus Island detention centre was directly responsible for violence that broke out in February and in which Iranian asylum seeker Reza Barati was killed, according to a formal complaint  lodged with the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD).  The complaint, written by the Human Rights Law Centre, claims […]

Human Rights Watch: Israeli Police Abuse Detained Children