MISSION

A sense of security is crucial to building
and upholding safe communities.

By investigating and monitoring the global private security industry,
we aim to increase awareness and transparency in this sector.

 

Columbus Okaro, Corporate Affairs Director, G4S Secure Solutions Nigeria Limited Photo credit: ContactOut.com

OSL/G4S In The Niger Delta: Big Global Firm Presses Weight on Workers’ Rights

By:Ibiba Donpedro / Nigeria

Chevron Nigeria Limited’s Security Contractor G4S owes hundreds of ex-staff millions of naira in unpaid gratuity. The company denies current staff union membership rights

THE FINANCIALS OF THE BIDDING WAR AT G4S

By:Anrike Visser / Myanmar

G4S has been subject to an intense takeover bid process in the last few months. It started in October with a hostile takeover bid from GardaWorld

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EMPLOYEES ACCUSE G4S INDIA OF EXPLOITATION

By:Varsha Torgalkar / India

“I have been working for 12 hours, from 7 pm to 7 am daily, as a private security guard. I work 30 days in a row without any days off. After 30 days

Kenya’s Opaque Procurement Deals: The Case of G4S

By:Jackie Wahome / Kenya

The opaqueness of public procurement may be losing Kenya much needed tax revenues that would greatly ease the tax burden on ordinary Kenyans.

G4S runt eerste ‘humanitaire gevangenissen’: is dat wel een goed idee?

By:Ruben Brugnera / Belgium

Sinds kort telt België twee 'transitiehuizen'. Goedkoper op de korte termijn, maar op lange termijn lijken de kosten hoger.

Prison Company Stalls Court Actions

By:Ruth Hopkins / ZA

British multinational security company G4S wants the high court in Pretoria to suppress evidence that could reveal widespread torture and abuse of prisoners at its Mangaung prison in Bloemfontein.

Les maisons de transition, une campagne de com pour G4S?

By:Aubry Touriel / Belgium

Après des centres pour réfugiés et sans-abri, le géant de la sécurité G4S exploite désormais des maisons de transition en Belgique. Première étape d'une privatisation inavouée ? Le ministère de la Justice refuse d'expliquer le choix de cet opérateur.