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US soldier sacked over Facebook post
Marine calls punishment for remarks against president's war plan a violation of "freedom of speech".
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2012 05:09

A US soldier has lost his job after criticising President Barack Obama on Facebook.

Gary Stein of the US Marine Corps says his right to free speech has been violated, and is being forced out of the military with no benefits.

Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports from Washington.

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