G4S probed by UK watchdog over West Bank security contracts ~ Andrew Trotman, The Telegraph.
A UK Government-funded watchdog will look at whether the human rights of Palestinians have been breached by G4S.
G4S is being investigated by a UK Government-funded watchdog over the supply of security equipment to the West Bank and Israel.
The National Contact Point (NCP), a part of the Department for Business, said it had “accepted issues for further examination” into the British company’s actions in the area.
G4S supplies and services security and screening equipment to military checkpoints, prisons and detention centres in occupied Palestinian territories.
Following a complaint by Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR), the NCP will look at whether the human rights of Palestinians have been breached by G4S.
G4S, which employs 6,000…
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