Alexander Blackman/Marine A

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:

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.

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

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.

this is pretty clear/helpful:

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