Daily Archives: August 5, 2017

In Blackwater Case, Court Rejects a Murder Conviction and Voids 3 Sentences

[Translate]  In Blackwater Case, Court Rejects a Murder Conviction and Voids 3 Sentences By MATT APUZZO AUG. 4, 2017 Photo From left: Paul A. Slough; Dustin L. Heard; Evan S. Liberty; Nicholas A. Slatten. Credit From left: Douglas C. Pizac/Associated … Continue reading

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Court Throws Out Murder Conviction for Blackwater Guard in Nissour Square Massacre

[Translate] August 5, 2017 Court Throws Out Murder Conviction for Blackwater Guard in Nissour Square Massacre A federal court ordered a new trial for Nicholas Slatten in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqis in Nissour Square, Iraq transcript JAISAL … Continue reading

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Legal News: Erik Prince Statement On Raven23 Court Of Appeals Ruling

[Translate] Legal News: Erik Prince Statement On Raven23 Court Of Appeals Ruling      I am heartened by the Court of Appeals ruling today and am grateful the Court finally recognized the unique nature of a Blackwater Contractor’s relationship with … Continue reading

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Court Overturns Conviction of Blackwater Massacre of Iraqi Civilians

[Translate] Court Overturns Conviction of Blackwater Massacre of Iraqi Civilians By Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post 04 August 17 U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater Worldwide security guard sentenced to life … Continue reading

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Bannon and Blackwater Want to Outsource Afghanistan War

[Translate] Bannon and Blackwater Want to Outsource Afghanistan War Posted on August 4, 2017 by Yves Smith Yves here. This Real News Network report is telling in so many ways…the lack of anything resembling investigative reporting into the war (at … Continue reading

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Murder conviction in Blackwater case thrown out, other sentences overturned

[Translate]   Murder conviction in Blackwater case thrown out, other sentences overturned Play Video 0:41 Four Blackwater guards sentenced in 2007 Iraq shootings A federal judge had sentenced four former Blackwater security guards, from left, Dustin Heard, Evan Liberty, Nicholas … Continue reading

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