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Ben Roberts-Smith accused of ‘inventing stories’ on second day of cross-examination
Defamation 2021-06-18 2:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ben Roberts-Smith has been accused of “inventing stories” to conceal facts that would support publisher Fairfax’s version of events concerning war crimes allegedly committed by […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith tells court another soldier shot at unarmed Afghan man first
Trials 2021-06-17 9:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has told a court it was “more than reasonable” for him to assume an unarmed Afghan man was a hostile […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith feared media would ‘intercept’ phone calls, court told
Defamation 2021-06-16 5:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Ben Roberts-Smith used burner phones to call SAS colleagues after growing fearful that members of the media were listening into his phone calls after a […]

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Roberts-Smith hired private investigator to check ex-partner had abortion, court hears
Defamation 2021-06-15 6:50 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith has told a court that he hired a private investigator to find out whether a woman who has accused him […]

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Victoria Cross ‘put a target on my back’, Ben Roberts-Smith tells court
Defamation 2021-06-11 2:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has said that while he was proud to have received the Victoria Cross for his actions at the 2010 battle of […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith wins bid to split his case in upcoming defamation trial
Defamation 2021-05-26 3:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ben Roberts-Smith has won approval to split his case at the upcoming trial in his defamation case against three publishers over articles accusing him of […]

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Roberts-Smith wiped laptop with USB content after he was told to retain files, court told
Defamation 2021-05-25 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith “wiped” a laptop last month containing possible national secrets found on USB sticks retrieved from his former home, the judge overseeing […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith flags ‘serious concerns’ about potential unlawful conduct by Fairfax
Defamation 2021-04-22 5:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ben Roberts-Smith has raised “serious concerns” in his defamation case against Fairfax that the media company may have unlawfully published classified material he allegedly buried […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accused in court of ‘deliberate concealment’ of docs, as AFP confirms probe
Defamation 2021-04-14 9:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

News publishers facing a defamation suit by Ben Roberts-Smith have called on the war veteran to explain alleged “deliberate concealment” of documents relevant to the […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith trial to feature testimony from Afghan witnesses about alleged murder
Defamation 2021-04-06 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed four Afghan witnesses who allegedly saw Ben Roberts-Smith kick a handcuffed Afghan citizen off a cliff to give evidence remotely when […]

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