Monday, March 21, 2011

The Role of the 'Free Press'

To Censor and Contain:

Commanders in Afghanistan are bracing themselves for possible riots and public fury triggered by the publication of "trophy" photographs of US soldiers posing with the dead bodies of defenceless Afghan civilians they killed....

An investigation by Der Spiegel has unearthed approximately 4,000 photos and videos taken by the men.

The magazine, which is planning to publish only three images...(1)

Exactly why WikiLeaks is needed. We don't need our betters minding the store, thank you.

1'US Army 'kill team' in Afghanistan posed for photos of murdered civilians' - UK Guardian

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