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ID:

208

Date:

2007-04-14

Headline:

Army Knew of Letter on Shooting Refugees

Reporter's name:

Charles J. Hanley and Martha Mendoza

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

FOIA helped the Associated Press uncover evidence that the U.S. military had a policy of shooting approaching civilians during the Korean War, evidence that was left out of a 2001 Army investigative report that said the killing of as many as hundreds of Korean War refugees at No Gun Ri in 1950 was "not deliberate."

Keywords:

No Gun Ri, Korean War refugees,

Impact:

The Associated Press won a Pulitzer Prize for its 1999 reporting on No Gun Ri.

URL:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/04/13/AR2007041302048.html


Agencies:

DOD

States:

US

Categories:

military


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