US Soldier Blows Whistle on Photos of Troops Posing with Corpses in Afghanistan

By: Wednesday April 18, 2012 9:45 am

A US soldier who served in Afghanistan released photos to the Los Angeles Times which show American troops posing with the mangled corpses of insurgents or suicide bombers. The photos are not the first to show soldiers posing with dead bodies, and these appear to have been taken two years ago.

 

Veteran in Oscar-Nominated Short Documentary on ‘Collateral Murder’ Incident Receives Death Threats

By: Saturday February 11, 2012 11:36 am

An Iraq war veteran, who is the focus of one of the short documentaries nominated for an Academy Award, is receiving death threats for providing his individual account of what happened during an incident that has come to be known as the “Collateral Murder” incident.

Documentary on ‘Collateral Murder’ Incident Needs Your Help to Qualify for Academy Award Nomination

By: Wednesday August 17, 2011 5:30 pm

A short documentary film, “Incident in New Baghdad,” has been earning critical praise and awards as it goes from film festival to film festival. The short tells the story of Iraq war veteran Ethan McCord, a soldier who was at the scene of the “Collateral Murder” incident uncovered by WikiLeaks over a year ago. McCord rescued children, who were injured in the 2007 Apache helicopter attack that killed two Reuters journalists along with a “good samaritan” who tried to rescue the journalists that had been fired upon.

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