Kandahar Mass Murder Plea Bargain Sentencing Hearing, As Tweeted: Military Jury Sentences Robert Bales

This is a record of the second of two evidence hearings in the court-martial of former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales for war crimes in Afghanistan. For context, please see my introduction to this 7-part Storify, linked just below. I recommend viewing this in /slideshow format. -January, 2014


  1. Storify Introduction (Slideshow links: Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

  2. Friday, August 23, 2013, continued (military jury receives case)

  3. (Stacie may be one of the Navy personnel who nursed young Zardana in San Diego from June through late summer, 2012. Zardana - granddaughter of Haji Sayed Jan and murdered Nikmarghah from Alkozai - was shot in the head that night but somehow survived, and months later was transported from NATO's Kandahar Airfield hospital to San Diego with her father Samiullah to receive specialized care at a Navy hospital.)