This video is about U.S marines urinating on dead Afghans.
From the Australian Broadcasting Corporation:
Video shows US marines urinating on dead bodies in Afghanistan
Posted January 12, 2012 18:30:00
The US Marines are launching an investigation into a video that appears to show American soldiers urinating on dead bodies in Afghanistan. The origin of the video is not known, nor is it clear who posted it online on YouTube and other sites.
See also here.
CTV in Canada says:
In a statement that essentially confirms the video is authentic, the International Security Assistance Force said the actions “appear to have been conducted by a small group of U.S. individuals, who apparently are no longer serving in Afghanistan.”
See also here.
‘No Surprise’ Marines Urinated on Taliban. War always dehumanizes, but America’s torture policies make it worse: here.
The urination video does not shock me so much as the public’s tolerance of these immoral wars that make criminals of marines: here.
When they behave disgracefully, the military are imitating a contempt for human rights found higher up the chain of command: here.
This is not about ‘bad apples’. This is the horror of war
How many other abuses took place off camera? How many Hadithas? How many My Lais? Here.
The one industry that’s booming in Afghanistan: Earnings from opium soar 133% in a year to $1.4bn: here.
Afghan Refugees In Germany Resort To Hunger Strike: here.
A U.S.-sponsored mortality survey released last year announced huge improvements in health across Afghanistan. But the gains are so great that experts are still arguing about whether it’s correct: here.
A former US marine charged with stabbing four homeless men to death in southern California was a thrill seeker who took pleasure in killing his victims, prosecutors asserted yesterday: here.
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