UPDATE: Daniel Hale Sentenced to 45 months in prison
In 2014, Air Force veteran Daniel Hale blew the whistle on secret watchlists, targeted drone killings and other abuses in the “War on Terror.” See report in “The Intercept,” based on the information Hale shared. It reveals gross human rights violations in the preparation of target lists for deadly attacks where 90% of the people killed were not the intended targets.
In 2019, four years after the documents were published, the Trump administration had him arrested and charged under the 1917 Espionage Act. He was charged under the Espionage Act and pled guilty to one count. On July 27, Daniel Hale was sentenced on July 27 to 45 months in prison.
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