What are Private Military & Security Companies?

What are Private Military & Security Companies?

Private contracting has massively expanded for the last two decades resulting in the privatization of war and security. With the invasion and occupation of Iraq in 2003, the privatization phenomenon acquired unprecedented proportions turning the provision of security-related services into the most prosperous post-war business.
Hidden Business campaign. Stop security, military and armament relations between Spain and Israel

Hidden Business campaign. Stop security, military and armament relations between Spain and Israel

Negocis Ocults [Hidden Business] group launched, within the framework of the campaign 'No more complicity with Israel', a research to denounce the security, military and armament relations between Spain and Israel.
#StopG4S campaign. End G4S's complicity in Israel’s prison system

#StopG4S campaign. End G4S’s complicity in Israel’s prison system

The UK organization, War on Want, calls on G4S to end its cooperation in Israel’s prison system with the campaign End G4S's complicity in Israel's prison system (#StopG4S), following their Justice for Palestine projects, and very related with ControlPMSC campaign. Take action now using Twitter!
The Military and Security Company 'G4S' should Leave Basra , Iraqi working Sites should be protected by responsible and accountable public security

The Military and Security Company ‘G4S’ should Leave Basra , Iraqi working Sites should be protected by responsible and accountable public security

New protest by a group of Iraqi workers against the actions of the British security company member G4S, this protest should be non-stop with emphasis on the basis of the problem. This protest should be non-stop with emphasis on the basis of the problem.
States face challenges in meeting their commitments to protect Human Rights in operations of PMSCs

States face challenges in meeting their commitments to protect Human Rights in operations of PMSCs

ControlPMSC will attend to The Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law event to share the findings of the report, 'Montreux Five Years On'. Academics, activists, and experts in the private military and security industry will also convene on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at American University Washington College of Law.
Corporate private armies in Afghanistan post-2014

Corporate private armies in Afghanistan post-2014

In Afghanistan, there has been an unprecedented privatization of war and security. However, the instability and violence is prevailing in the country, promoting a business which will survive the withdrawal of foreign military forces planned for 2014.
Why a campaign to Control PMSCs?

Why a campaign to Control PMSCs?

One of the most prominent features of the evolution of private contracting is the massive expansion of the private military and security industry and the alarming increase of its use. Certainly, the last two decades have witnessed a strong shift towards the privatization of war and security.