All Charges in Blackwater Case Are Dismissed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge dismissed all charges Thursday against five Blackwater Worldwide security guards accused of killing unarmed Iraqi civilians in a crowded Baghdad intersection in 2007.

U.S. District Judge Ricardo Urbina said Justice Department prosecutors improperly built their case on sworn statements that had been given under a promise of immunity.

via All Charges in Blackwater Case Are Dismissed – NYTimes.com.

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