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Jimmy Mubenga death, three G4S Guards Arrested

SOURCE:  GUARDIAN Three men have been arrested by police in connection with the death of Jimmy Mubenga, an Angolan refugee who collapsed while being escorted on a flight from Heathrow airport in London.  The Metropolitan police confirmed that the men were interviewed by police “by appointment” at a west Lo ndon police station and released […]

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G4S Loses Contract to Run Rainsbrook Youth Offender Facility

SOURCE:  THE GUARDIAN G4S has lost a contract to run the Rainsbrook secure training centre for young offenders, near Rugby in Northamptonshire. The firm will be replaced by MTCNovo, the Youth Justice Board said. The facility, which has been run by G4S for more than 16 years, was graded “inadequate” in a critical report by inspectors […]

Human Rights Watch: Israeli Police Abuse Detained Children

G4S Paid Author of “Independent” Youth Prison Report as Consultant

SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN According to an investigative report by the Guardian, a former prisons official who wrote a glowing “independent” report about the Rainsbrook Youth Offender Center had previously been paid thousands of pounds as a consultant for G4S.  Commenting on the report, Labor MP Tom Watson told the Guardian, “I condemn the deplorable conduct of […]

Human Rights Watch: Israeli Police Abuse Detained Children

Rainsbrook Chaos: G4S Staff Were “Racist and Under the Influence of Drugs” at Youth Prison

SOURCE:  THE GUARDIAN G4S staff at Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre were complicit in helping young offenders take drugs at the youth prison. An Ofsted report published on Wednesday (20 May) revealed security staff at the Warwickshire centre, which accommodates 87 males and females aged between 12 and 18, became so friendly with offenders they colluded […]

Investigation Exposes Abuse at G4S Youth Prison