City Hires Multinational with History of Human Rights Abuse

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G4S Secure Solutions, a multinational corporation with widespread accusations of human rights abuses in many parts of the world, was awarded a contract on October 30, 2015, for the second time to provide the City of Tucson with security services and equipment. The new contract with the London-based firm runs from November 1, 2015 through …

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A selection of local activist arrests not covered by Tucson’s paper of record

Occupied Tucson Citizen's Activist Arrests

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN One long-time Arizona journalist told me recently about how surprised he was when he joined the staff at the Arizona Daily Star many years ago (he has since left) and they told him that they didn’t generally cover political demonstrations or actions. Such events, he was informed, were considered to be “manufactured …

Read moreA selection of local activist arrests not covered by Tucson’s paper of record