Oct 6, 2016
Just the other day, the UK Prime Minister Theresa May hand in hand with the British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has sharply criticized the possibility of criminal prosecution of British soldiers that were fighting abroad, especially in Iraq and Afghanistan. This practice has been described by Mae and Fallon as a “witch hunt”, therefore both of them on behalf of the ruling Conservative Party urged the government to protect British military personnel from any sort of criminal investigations, especially if those are being charged with the violation of the European Convention on Human Rights in combat zones.
It must be pointed out that the UK government summoned a group of investigators that is now known as Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) back in 2010. It was tasked with investigating allegations made…
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