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The most important free press stories of 2019

Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning are being persecuted for speaking truth to power

Trump How to commit war crimes – and get away with it

If justice is to be sought, it is not at the level of someone like Edward Gallagher alone; it should be his superiors on the political side who need to answer questions about not just this or that war crime, but about the entire war and the crime of it all

US drone massacres in Afghanistan  US drone massacres in Afghanistan 

We take a look into the drone massacres and how video gamers have been recruited by US forces to kill with a press of a button sitting thousands of miles away. 

Manning faces unprecedented punitive action for refusing to testify

Along with being remanded to federal custody for an unspecified period, a federal judge has also imposed upon Chelsea Manning a fine of USD 500 per day after 30 days in custody, and USD 1,000 per day after 60 days to coerce a testimony out of her.

Trump Pardon Trump pardons former US soldier who was found guilty of murdering an unarmed Iraqi detainee

Michael Behenna was found guilty of murdering Ali Mansur Mohamed in 2008 and was subsequently sentenced to 25 years in prison by a military jury

Julian Assange London police forcefully arrest Julian Assange on behalf of the US

Assange was arrested from the Ecuadorian embassy after the country withdrew the political asylum it had granted him in 2012. Assange, along with former US soldier and whistleblower Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, exposed American war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan

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