Prosecution announced for former British soldier in 1972 Belfast murder case

A former British soldier, Soldier F, is to be prosecuted for the 1972 murder of Patrick McVeigh in Belfast, marking a significant step in addressing the legacy of the Troubles.

A tragedy of justice. Why the Australian government should not be forcing Defence whistleblower David McBride to stand trial

Former military lawyer David McBride is set to stand trial in November, four years and eight months after being charged with leaking classified Australian defence information to journalists. McBride is accused of disclosing information that formed the basis of “The Afghan Files,” an exposé on alleged misconduct by Australian special forces in Afghanistan. The trial date has raised concerns about the availability of witnesses and legal counsel, while calls to end the prosecution and reform whistleblowing laws continue.