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US Ferguson Activists Join Protest Against Death of Jimmy Mubenga

SOURCE: GUARDIAN Americans involved in the US Ferguson demonstrations joined British activists on Tuesday to block a major street in central London in protest at security company G4S’s role in the death of Jimmy Mubenga. The tactic of blocking traffic – known as “shutting shit down” – has been quite prominent in the protests to show […]

Human Rights Watch: Israeli Police Abuse Detained Children

Civil Rights Organization Demands End to Florida For-Profit Youth Prisons

SOURCE: COLORofCHANGE ColorOfChange, one of the nations’ largest civil rights organization has called on the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (FDJJ) to stop contracting with G4S and other for-profit prison contractors.  ColorOfChange specifically urged the Secretary of FDJJ to not renew any contracts with G4S that, together are valued at $120 million. According the the […]

Grand Jury Calls G4S Facility a “Disgrace”