DOD Manual Declares that Military Officers have Power to Detain Journalists as “Unprivileged Belligerents”


© Josh Sager – August 2015 According to the recently released edition of the Department of Defense’s Law of War Manual (which governs the conduct of all five branches of our military), journalists may be detained without constitutional or Geneva Convention protections if military officers determine them to be helping the enemy. They can be held …

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