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Ben Roberts-Smith’s explosive ‘war crimes’ defamation case begins

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The defamation trial launched by Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith against Nine newspapers will begin Monday morning, casting closely guarded war crime allegations, classified reports and broken relationships into the open. That is despite an eleventh hour claim by the decorated soldier that his former wife may have “contaminated” the trial by leaking confidential information to the newspapers’ legal team.
Mr Roberts-Smith will walk into Sydney’s Federal Court tower on Monday morning flanked…

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