Alexander Blackman/Marine A


#1

Murder conviction quashed, now manslaughter on grounds of diminished responsibility.

Guessing these judges won’t be labelled enemies of the people, huh. I think the summary is here:


#2

All pretty horrible really.

Weird that we’re surprised that people we send out to kill other people for us often behave badly while they’re doing it.


#3

“Obviously this doesn’t go anywhere, fellas. I just broke the Geneva Convention.”


#4

yes. On the face of it he knew exactly what he was doing. All the other stuff that surrounds it, his “adjustment disorder” which wasn’t mentioned first time around and a campaign led by the Daily Mail leaves a bad taste in the mouth.


#5

this is pretty clear/helpful: