His reporting on British special forces has triggered two government inquiries. He has written freelance pieces for most UK national papers including The Times and the Guardian. He currently works as a news reporter for the Morning Star and contributes to New Internationalist, Private Eye, Vice and other publications.

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Phil Miller
United Kingdom

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The Private Security Network of Investigative Journalists

  • Human Rights
  • Security

There is very little transparency in the private security sector. Questions often remain unanswered because the contracts are withheld on the grounds of commercial confidentiality. This lack of information means it is hard if not impossible to speak truth to powerful private security multinationals. In an age where political leaders seem obsessed with austerity measures, it should come as no surprise that they will not hold these companies accountable. What is it that we, the people, can do? Should private companies derive a profit off war and conflicts?