The Unjust Consequences of Truth: The Case of Samantha Crompvoet

A Sydney Herald commentary highlights the plight of Samantha Crompvoets, an organisational culture expert who exposed gross misconduct in Australia’s Special Air Service regiment in Afghanistan and subsequently faced severe personal and professional consequences, signalling a distressing trend of punishing whistleblowers instead of implementing necessary reforms in institutional structures.

Decorated Australian soldier loses defamation case over war crime allegations; implications for UK’s own Special Forces military investigation grow

Decorated Australian soldier Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation lawsuit against three news outlets accusing him of war crimes fails, substantiating some allegations and adding tension to international military collaborations.

Ben Roberts-Smith’s SASR defamation case sends shockwaves through Australia

Ben Roberts-Smith, a highly decorated soldier, is at the center of a high-profile defamation case in Australia, accused of war crimes. The trial, the first of its kind in the country, has significant legal and cultural implications.