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MoD lobbied secretly to cut legal aid for cases against its treatment of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan – The Guardian

“The Ministry of Defence lobbied behind closed doors to restrict the provision of legal aid to claimants questioning the treatment of military detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, the high court has heard.”

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The Guardian, 5th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Jack Straw hearing to end Iraq inquiry public hearings – BBC News

“Jack Straw is to give evidence to the Iraq Inquiry for a third time, as its public hearings come to an end.”

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BBC News, 2nd February 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Chilcot inquiry’s credibility ‘is on edge of an abyss’ – The Guardian

“The credibility of the Chilcot inquiry into the invasion of Iraq is ‘on the edge of an abyss’ because of its lack of transparency, a leading international lawyer warned today.”

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The Guardian, 14th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Senior British officers could face war crimes trial over alleged Iraqi abuse – The Guardian

“Head of military prosecutions warns of charges if there is evidence officers encouraged interrogators to abuse detainees.”

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The Guardian, 11th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

War crimes charges against military interrogators would put MoD on trial – The Guardian

“The revelation that a number of members of a secretive British military intelligence unit could face war crimes charges threatens to put the Ministry of Defence’s entire interrogation regime on trial.”

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The Guardian, 9th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

British military interrogators may be charged as war criminals – The Guardian

“The Ministry of Defence is at the centre of a new crisis over the abuse of prisoners after it was disclosed yesterday that a number of British military interrogators may be charged as war criminals.”

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The Guardian, 10th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Servicemen at ‘UK’s Abu Ghraib’ may be guilty of war crimes, court hears – The Guardian

“British servicemen who filmed hundreds of interrogation sessions at a secret prison near Basra which has been described as ‘the UK’s Abu Ghraib’ may be guilty of war crimes, the high court heard today.”

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The Guardian, 8th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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