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He Killed a Transgender Woman in the Philippines. Why Was He Freed?

Credit: NYTimes.com- Published on September 17, 2020
The pardon of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton by President Rodrigo Duterte is the final chapter in a case that reignited debate over old defense treaties.
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Country in Southeast Asia
Highlights of this day in history: 'Saturday Night Massacre' takes place during Watergate scandal; Gen. Douglas MacArthur returns to Philippines; Jacqueline..
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United States Marine Corps

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The amphibious assault vehicle was carrying 15 Marines and one sailor when it sank off the coast of San Clemente Island earlier this summer.
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The AAV was carrying 15 Marines and one sailor when it sank.
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A U.S. Marine convicted of killing a Filipino transgender woman was deported Sunday after a presidential pardon cut short his detention in a case that renewed...
on September 13, 2020 • FOXNews.com

Joseph Scott Pemberton was convicted in 2015 in the 2014 murder of Jennifer Laude, a transgender woman, in the Philippines.
on September 8, 2020 • Business Insider

A court decision to free Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton less than six years into his sentence was criticized by activists.
on September 2, 2020 • NYTimes.com

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