The Privatization of security in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The role and impact of private military and security companies and settlement civilian self-defense forces on Palestinian Human Rights

Leticia Armendáriz 2015

As an occupying power, Israel has replicated its internal policy of security outsourcing in the oPt by means of amendments of applicable internal laws. This report analyses the role of Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and their implication in human rights violations in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). The use of armed settler militias and, more recently, PMSCs serves to intensify the oppression of the Palestinian people.