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In 2007, Prince testified defiantly before Congress following the Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad, in which Blackwater operatives gunned down 17 Iraqi civilians, including women and children. Shortly after his testimony, Prince's longtime friend, conservative California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, praised ...
Seventeen innocent Iraqis were killed and 24 injured in what came to be known as the Nisour Square Massacre. It contributed to the negative Iraqi public opinion toward the allied forces' presence in their country, and to increased backlash and bloodshed. Now the founder and ex-CEO of Blackwater ...

Blackwater was heavily involved in the Iraq War, and in September 2007, Blackwater employees shot and killed 17 Iraqis in Baghdad's Nisour Square in what numerous witnesses—including some Blackwater whistleblowers—described as the grotesque, unprovoked massacre of unarmed civilians.
Blackwater contractors were accused of “firing wildly into cars stalled in midafternoon traffic at Nisour Square on Sept. ... Indeed, Jeremy Scahill, reporting in 2009 for The Nation on the lawsuit filed on behalf of Iraqis harmed in the Nisour Square massacre, wrote that, according to a former Blackwater ...
A federal appeals court on Friday threw out lengthy prison sentences of three former operatives for private mercenary firm Blackwater Worldwide—and ordered a retrial for a fourth operative who had received a life sentence—for their roles in the notorious 2007 Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad, which ...
Three former employees of the US private military contractor once known as Blackwater were sentenced to 30 years in prison on Monday and a fourth received a life sentence, closing a sordid chapter of the Iraq conflict relating to the 2007 Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad. Judge Royce Lamberth ...

This ominous exchange was reported in Jeremy Scahill's Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army, published by Nation Books after news had spread of the Nisour Square massacre around the world. Scahill continued to report the Blackwater story for this magazine as the long ...
Trump will shrink Bears Ears National Monument by about 85 percent to 315 square miles, divided into two separate areas. ... of millions of dollars in contracts for his private security company Blackwater in Afghanistan and Iraq, where his guards were convicted in a massacre at Baghdad's Nisour Square.
In 2007, Prince testified defiantly before Congress following the Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad, in which Blackwater operatives gunned down 17 Iraqi civilians, including women and children. Shortly after his testimony, Prince's longtime friend, conservative California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, praised ...
Three former employees of Blackwater are serving 30-year jail sentences in relation to the Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad. In 2015, the men were found guilty of a massacre that left 14 Iraqi civilians dead and at least 17 wounded, all of whom were non-combatants. The interview signals a move by ...
Seventeen innocent Iraqis were killed and 24 injured in what came to be known as the Nisour Square Massacre. It contributed to the negative Iraqi public opinion toward the allied forces' presence in their country, and to increased backlash and bloodshed. Now the founder and ex-CEO of Blackwater ...
Blackwater was heavily involved in the Iraq War, and in September 2007, Blackwater employees shot and killed 17 Iraqis in Baghdad's Nisour Square in what numerous witnesses—including some Blackwater whistleblowers—described as the grotesque, unprovoked massacre of unarmed civilians.
Blackwater contractors were accused of “firing wildly into cars stalled in midafternoon traffic at Nisour Square on Sept. ... Indeed, Jeremy Scahill, reporting in 2009 for The Nation on the lawsuit filed on behalf of Iraqis harmed in the Nisour Square massacre, wrote that, according to a former Blackwater ...
The men were convicted for their part in the Nisour Square massacre, in which 14 innocent Iraqi civilians were shot dead at a crowded traffic junction in Baghdad in 2007. Slatten, a 33-year-old contractor from Tennessee, is serving a life sentence for his role in the killings, which strained international ...
Three former employees of the US private military contractor once known as Blackwater were sentenced to 30 years in prison on Monday and a fourth received a life sentence, closing a sordid chapter of the Iraq conflict relating to the 2007 Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad. Judge Royce Lamberth ...
This ominous exchange was reported in Jeremy Scahill's Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army, published by Nation Books after news had spread of the Nisour Square massacre around the world. Scahill continued to report the Blackwater story for this magazine as the long ...
... killing 14 civilians during the 2007 Nisour Square massacre in Iraq. More recently, Prince has been under investigation for money laundering ...

Seventeen innocent Iraqis were killed and 24 injured in what came to be known as the Nisour Square Massacre. It contributed to the negative ...
1982 – Lebanon War: The Sabra and Shatila massacre in Lebanon takes ... for Blackwater Worldwide shoot and kill 17 Iraqis in Nisour Square, ...
Many war crimes were committed by UK and US in Iraq; the Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad is one such example. The Blackwater ...
In Iraq, his contractors were responsible for a veritable reign of terror, culminating in the Nisour Square massacre in September 2007. Escorting ...
(The massacre was an extreme but not isolated incident: In 2007, the ... the Nisour Square "atrocity," while another is awaiting retrial for murder.
The administration's attitude towards this long forgotten massacre could ... Before the Nisour Square incident, Blackwater operatives had been ...
... ordered a new trial for a Blackwater mercenary convicted of murder for his part in the massacre of 14 civilians at Nisour Square in Baghdad, ...
Indeed, Jeremy Scahill, reporting in 2009 for The Nation on the lawsuit filed on behalf of Iraqis harmed in the Nisour Square massacre, wrote ...
... Paul Slough, Dustin Heard and Evan Liberty – were found guilty in the 2007 massacre of civilians in Nisour Square in Baghdad, RT reported.
Now I covered the Nisour Square massacre extensively, particularly the life and death that day of the youngest victim at Nisour Square, ...
... retrial of Nicholas Slatten, a Blackwater security guard charged and convicted of being involved in a massacre in Baghdad's Nisour Square in ...
... by a Blackwater security detail in al-Nisoor Square in Baghdad, Iraq. ... in the notorious 2007 Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad, which left ...
The men were convicted for their part in the Nisour Square massacre, in which 14 innocent Iraqi civilians were shot dead at a crowded traffic ...
... federal prosecutors and defense lawyer presented very different versions of what triggered the September 2007 massacre in Nisour Square.
... and ordered a retrial for a fourth former operative who was sentenced to life in prison, for their roles in the 2007 Nisour Square massacre.
The Nisour Square massacre, where contractors from Blackwater opened fire on unarmed civilians and killed 17, brought the issue of ...
... through the political fallout from a 2007 massacre of civilians in Iraq) and ... contractors killed 17 Iraqi civilians in Nisour Square in Baghdad.
... his Marines into the city in “Operation Vigilant Resolve”) and for the deaths of 20 Iraqi civilians in Baghdad (the “Nisour Square Massacre”) in ...
... his cab at Baghdad's Nisoor square over a year later, when Blackwater ... people and injured 20 others in the 2007 Nisour Square massacre.
It goes on to cite the infamous 2007 Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad, in which mercenary gunmen employed by the major US military ...
Former Blackwater guards sentenced for massacre of unarmed Iraqi ... Iraq conflict relating to the 2007 Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad.
Accountability for the massacre in Iraq is a start—but we should also be talking about reducing reliance on private military contractors.
Indeed, Jeremy Scahill, reporting in 2009 for The Nation on the lawsuit filed on behalf of Iraqis harmed in the Nisour Square massacre, wrote ...
The most infamous was the Nisour Square massacre, when contractors opened fire on a crowd of civilians in Baghdad, killing 17; it led to court ...
Nonetheless, two anniversaries of American disasters and crimes abroad - the "mission accomplished" debacle of 2003 and the 45th anniversary of the My Lai massacre - were at least noted in passing in our world. .... the post-9/11 era of American ...
They still remember the infamous 2007 Nisour Square massacre in which Blackwater operatives opened fire and killed 17 Iraqi civilians.
Newly-minted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' brother, former Navy SEAL Erik Prince, may be breaking federal law by providing military training services to Chinese paramilitary forces, BuzzFeed reported Thursday night.
Hun getuigenissen zijn cruciaal bij de reconstructie van het Nisour Square Massacre. Zeven jaar later, op woensdag 12 november 2014, zijn de agenten van het bureau aan Al-Nisour niet alleen getuige van een nieuwe slachting, maar vormen ze er ook het ...
... same group of private military contractors who have profited from the attack on peaceful protesters at Standing Rock and who have direct ties to the mercenary group Blackwater and the Nisour Square Massacre in which 17 Iraqi civilians and Iraqi ...
In 2007, four Blackwater Worldwide guards killed 14 Iraqi civilians in what is now known as the Nisour Square Massacre. The men were sentenced to 30 years and life in prison in 2015.
Erik Prince, the founder of Blackwater, a security firm that killed unarmed civilians during the Iraq War, is reportedly advising President-elect Donald Trump (video below).
Federal prosecutors said the four, who were guarding a diplomatic envoy, opened fire from an armored convoy "upon a sudden quarrel and heat of passion" on unarmed civilians in traffic in the city's Nisour Square. The men claimed self-defense after a ...
In Iraq Blackwater became embroiled in controversy after what is called the Nissour Square Massacre: On September 16, 2007, employees of Blackwater Security Consulting, a private military company, shot at Iraqi civilians killing 17 and injuring 20 in ...


 

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