Defense Dept: Journalists May be Held as ‘Beligerents’

Defense Dept: Journalists May be Held as ‘Beligerents’

AP reports new Defense Department guidelines allow journalists to be treated as “unprivileged belligerents” if they believe journalists are sympathizing with the enemy. Progressives watch out!

The Law of War manual, updated to apply for the first time to all branches of the military, contains a provision that military commanders could interpret broadly, experts in military law and journalism say. Commanders could ask journalists to leave military bases or detain journalists for any number of perceived offenses.

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