Monday, March 10, 2008

UN launches conflict 'Swat team'
The Press Association - Mar 6, 2008
UN under-secretary general for political affairs Lynn Pascoe likened the six-member team of mobile mediators to a "Swat team" that could respond to requests ...

UN launches SWAT team of mediators
PRESS TV, Iran - Mar 5, 2008
Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe on Wednesday described the six-member group of mediators as a SWAT team that can respond to ...
UN Launches Team on Conflict Mediators
The Associated Press - Mar 5, 2008
Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe on Wednesday likened the six-member team of mobile mediators to "a SWAT team" that can respond ...

UN chief hails creation of group backing Darfur hybrid force
Sudan Tribune, Sudan - Mar 7, 2008
March 7, 2008 (UNITED NATIONS) — UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Thursday hailed the creation of an international group to back the deployment of the joint ...

US wants more peacekeepers, South Africa - Mar 6, 2008
Williamson said the normal rotation from AU battalions to UN battalions, plus new Egyptian and Ethiopian units that have been accepted for the hybrid force, ...
China Darfur Envoy Defends Policy
FOXNews - Mar 7, 2008
United States this week launched a new initiative to tackle remaining obstacles to sending the rest of the hybrid force.
US Pushes for Deployment of Darfur Force
The Associated Press - Mar 6, 2008
... Nations force would meet Thursday at UN headquarters for the first time to start tackling obstacles to deployment of the hybrid force known as UNAMID. ...

Crime pays for US prison companies
AFP - 19 hours ago
... agents and car salesmen might be suffering from America's economic malaise, but bulging jails have triggered a profit boom for corrections companies. ...

Cornell Provides Update On Regional Correctional Center Contract
FOXBusiness - Mar 7, 2008
Cornell Companies, Inc. ( is a leading private provider of corrections, treatment and educational services outsourced by federal, ...CRN

Judicial nominees, prison exploitation and discriminatory country ...
Feministe - 17 hours ago
Gus Puryear is a well-connected Republican attorney who, after working for Bill Frist, went on to serve as general counsel for Corrections Corporation of ...

Corrections Corporation of America Named One of the 100 Best ...
Market Wire (press release) - Mar 3, 2008
CCA, the only company based in Nashville to be included on the 2008 list, is the nation's largest owner and operator of privatized correctional and ...

It's time to overhaul US justice system
The Ann Arbor News -, MI - 2 hours ago
The number of beds in the Michigan corrections system increased by 5856 between 1998 and 2001 alone. The number of imprisoned people in the United States ...
Do we want to build more prisons or build for America's future? New Brunswick Home News Tribune
America Behind Bars Feministe
Population of state’s prisons in decline Lawrence Journal World
New York Times - News & Observer
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