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MRE, Northwestern, SPJ Send Letter to Army Secretary

Washington, D.C.—Military Reporters and Editors, the Society of Professional Journalists and Northwestern University’s National Security Journalism Initiative sent a joint letter to Army Secretary John McHugh on June 19, requesting the immediate declassification of the investigation into Staff Sgt. Robert Bales’ horrific crimes in Afghanistan in March 2012. Bales was sentenced to life in prison in August 2013 for murdering 16 Afghan civilians, … [Read More...]

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MRE, Northwestern, SPJ Send Letter to Army Secretary

Washington, D.C.—Military Reporters and Editors, the Society of Professional Journalists and Northwestern University’s National Security Journalism Initiative sent a joint letter to Army Secretary John McHugh on June 19, requesting the immediate declassification of the investigation into Staff Sgt. Robert Bales’ horrific crimes in Afghanistan in March 2012. Bales was sentenced to life in prison in August 2013 for murdering 16 Afghan civilians, … [Read More...]

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MRE Letter to Army Sec. John M. McHugh

June 19, 2015 Dear Secretary McHugh, We write to draw your attention to an important document regarding SSgt. Robert Bales’ crimes in Kandahar province that has been concealed despite his conviction and the historic significance of the atrocities he committed. These obstacles are troubling to Military Reporters and Editors, the Society of Professional Journalists, and […]