Anti-human rights G4S mercenaries in charge of British human rights?

This is a music video by British punk band Crass, of their song Securicor (another name for G4S corporation). Lyrics are here.

By Sofia Lotto Persio in Britain:

Traffic brought to a halt after G4S gets helpline gig

Saturday 17th September 2016

FEMINIST group Sisters Uncut stopped traffic in central London yesterday in a colourful march from Whitehall to the nearby headquarters of infamous private security firm G4S.

The group wants the government to reverse its decision to let G4S run the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) for three years.

EASS is a national helpline offering support on discrimination and human rights abuse, previously run by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

The activists want the commission to be in the hands of specialised services with expertise in dealing with abuse and discrimination.

Sisters Uncut’s Laura Jeffers said: “G4S has a terrible record on human rights and it is inappropriate that they take the service.”

A report from human rights group Liberty this month collated G4S’s failings, including an epileptic man who died in his cell at a G4S-run prison in Wales and whistleblowers alleging routine racist and sexist abuse among staff.

Another 40 human rights organisations joined Liberty in demanding a parliamentary inquiry into why G4S was handed the contract.

The government has outsourced several security services to the company, including the management of prison facilities and immigration centres.

Campaigners demand investigation into G4S discrimination helpline contract. Liberty, Tell Mama and Inquest among groups to express concern over decision to entrust security firm with running Equality Advisory and Support Service: here. And here.


12 thoughts on “Anti-human rights G4S mercenaries in charge of British human rights?

  1. Pingback: Serco mercenaries pollute London | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  2. Pingback: G4S mercenaries, criminal privatisation profiteers | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  3. Pingback: G4S mercenaries’ ambulance drivers union busting | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  4. Pingback: ‘Total oil, G4S mercenaries killl Yemeni workers’ | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  5. Pingback: American MTC private prisons in Britain | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  6. Pingback: G4S, Serco British refugee housing scandal | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  7. Pingback: British G4S anti-refugee scandal | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  8. Pingback: G4S abusive mercenaries in England | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  9. Pingback: G4S mercenaries’ private prison scandal in England | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  10. Pingback: G4S private imprisonment corporation refugee abuse scandal | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  11. Pingback: G4S mercenary corporation infects healthcare | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.