Australian dignitaries and media
To the Australian soldiers in Afghanistan
Condemned for killing prisoners and civilians
Australian media said
This is the “most shameful page” in Australian military history
An investigation report released by the Australian military a few days ago confirmed that 25 Australian soldiers were suspected of participating in 23 murders of prisoners and civilians in Afghanistan.
Commander of the Australian Defence Force: must admit the crime and make changes
On the 22nd, Australian Defence Force Commander Campbell spoke again, saying that the Australian Ministry of Defence must admit the crime and make changes, otherwise such incidents may happen again.
Australian Prime Minister: will deal with allegations of war crimes in accordance with the law
Australian Prime Minister Morrison said at a press conference on the 21st that he and the public believe that the content of the investigation report is disturbing and frustrating, and that allegations of war crimes must be handled in accordance with Australian laws and judicial systems.
Governor of Australia: Condemns such “horrible” atrocities
Australian Governor David Hurley recently told the local media that these atrocities are very terrifying and are contrary to the values of the Australian Defence Force and Australia and should be condemned.
Australian media: This is the “most shameful page” in the history of the Australian military
The “Australian” front page article on the 20th pointed out that this is the “most shameful page” in Australian military history . On the same day, the “Australian Financial Review” published a review article entitled “Prosecuting the army is the only way to save them”, stating that the report disclosed appalling actions. Some people have given this country’s army, military history, and even the country itself. Cast an ugly shadow.