Lawyer says U.S. blocks investigation of Afghan massacre




 
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Lawyer says U.S. blocks investigation of Afghan massacre
 
March 31st, 2012  
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Lawyer says U.S. blocks investigation of Afghan massacre
SEATTLE (Reuters) - The lawyer defending the U.S. soldier accused of murdering 17 Afghan civilians claims U.S. authorities are blocking his ability to investigate the incident. John Henry Browne, the lawyer for Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, said U.S. forces in Afghanistan have prevented his team from interviewing injured civilians at a hospital in Kandahar, and are allowing other potential witnesses to scatter, making it difficult to track them down. ...




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