THE STORY OF MARINE A

Sargeant Alexander Blackman received a life sentence for murder in 2013.

He was convicted for killing a wounded Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, 2011 whilst he served for the Royal Marines. Having served three and a half years in prison, yesterday Blackman received news that he will be freed in a number of weeks after his conviction was reduced to manslaughter.

This follows a long and high profile campaign from Blackman’s wife, Claire –
we’ve taken a look at the journey they’ve taken to achieve his freedom.

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