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#Alexander Blackman

# alexander-blackman - Friday 28 April, 2017

UK marine who was jailed for killing injured Taliban fighter is freed

A court cut Alexander Blackman’s sentence to seven years after his murder conviction was reduced to manslaughter.

# alexander-blackman - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Marine convicted of murdering defenceless Taliban fighter has sentence reduced

Blackman was filmed murdering the injured fighter (and paraphrasing Shakespeare’s Hamlet) in footage captured by a camera on a soldier’s helmet.

# alexander-blackman - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Court allows partial release of video showing British soldier murdering Taliban fighter

Alexander Blackman was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a wounded Taliban soldier.

# alexander-blackman - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

British soldier who murdered injured Taliban fighter denied bail

The case of Alexander Blackman has divided public opinion in Britain.