Frederick Forsyth says the whole legal procedure surrounding Marine A was "absolutely flawed" and therefore the verdict was "unsafe".
The famous author has thrown his support behind a campaign to get Alexander Blackman's case referred back to the court of appeal. He has helped the family pay for fresh legal advice:
Hundreds of people including many veterans have attended a rally in support of jailed former Royal Marine Alexander Blackman
The wife of a former Royal Marine from Taunton jailed for life for murdering a Taliban fighter is making a fresh bid to clear his name
The wife of jailed Royal Marine Alexander Blackman has been in Parliament today as MPs debated his case.