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17 January 2017

Ex-Blackwater guards argue appeal

Author: Matt Lakin, Knoxville News Sentinel (USA)

Attorneys for two former Blackwater Worldwide security guards from East Tennessee convicted of killing Iraqi civilians made the case Tuesday before a federal appeals court for their freedom...Court filings show the appeal argues at least one key trial...

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3 February 2016

Blackwater contractors appeal US court convictions over shootings in Iraq

Author: Eric Tucker, Associated Press (USA)

“4 ex-Blackwater contractors appeal convictions in shootings”, 1 Feb 2016...

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22 October 2014

Sep 2007 Baghdad shootings - US jury finds Blackwater guards guilty

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14 November 2014
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Author: Carlos Miguélez Monroy, Centro de Colaboraciones Solidarias (España)

“Freno a la privatización de los conflictos armados” – 14 de noviembre de 2014...

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28 October 2014
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Author: AFP & Le Monde (France)

« Des ex-mercenaires de Blackwater reconnus coupables du meurtre d'Irakiens », 22 octobre 2014...

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22 October 2014

Four Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 Iraq shootings of 31 unarmed civilians

Author: Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post

Seven years after American security contractors killed 14 unarmed Iraqis by firing machine guns and grenades into a Baghdad traffic circle, a jury…convicted all four Blackwater Worldwide guards charged in the incident…The guilty verdicts marked a...

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Lawsuit
18 February 2014

Blackwater USA lawsuit (re 16 Sep 2007 Baghdad incident)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 16 September 2007, a group of Blackwater personnel providing security for a US State Department convoy in Baghdad were involved in a shooting incident in which shots were fired at civilians.  As many as 17 Iraqis were killed, and over 10 injured. ...

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25 October 2013

Lawyers for Blackwater Guards to Fight New Charges

Author: Zoe Tillman, Blog of the Legal Times

Four former security guards charged with fatally shooting more than a dozen Iraqi civilians in 2007 intend to challenge the new indictment prosecutors filed earlier this month. The Blackwater guards…will argue prosecutors unlawfully built the new case...

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24 October 2013
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Author: Ricardo Martínez Martínez, ContraPunto (El Salvador)

Según organizaciones civiles de los derechos humanos y ambientalistas colombianas, peruanas y mexicanas, las corporaciones militares de origen estadunidense, inglés e israelí mantienen filiales y subsidiarias…dedicadas a promover…actividades de...

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17 October 2013

New charges brought against former Blackwater guards in Baghdad shooting

Author: Sari Horwitz, Washington Post

The Justice Department brought new charges Thursday against four former Blackwater Worldwide security guards accused of taking part in a shooting in Baghdad six years ago that killed 14 unarmed civilians, wounded 18 and enraged public opinion in Iraq....

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