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Australia’s first war crime prisoner is a whistleblower

For the first time, someone has been imprisoned in relation to Australia’s alleged war crimes. His name is David McBride. But he didn’t commit those crimes; he was the whistleblower for a 2017 report by the ABC that investigated alleged war crimes committed by Australian forces in Afghanistan. And this week, McBride was sentenced to nearly six years in jail.

On today’s podcast, we’ll break down everything you need to know about this story.

Hosts: Billi FitzSimons and Zara Seidler
Audio producer: Emmeline Peterson

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