Saturday, 25 October 2014

Guilty as Charged: Blackwater Guards Convicted for 2007 Iraq Shooting

A US jury has found four former security guards guilty of voluntary manslaughter in connection with an infamous 2007 shooting in Baghdad that left 14 civilians dead and 17 others injured.

Many more war crimes have not been pursued - especially against those in positions of power where they first ordered an illegal war and then later authorised torture.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, October 25th, 2014.]

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