Iraqi civilians bring abuse claims to the High Court – The Independent on Sunday

Posted June 11th, 2007 in damages, human rights, Iraq, news by sally

“Dozens of Iraqi civilians who claim to have been victims of abuse committed by British soldiers are set to bring a test case in London for punitive damages against the government. The legal action, which will begin later this month in the High Court in London, follows two courts martial in which soldiers were convicted of mistreating prisoners after the invasion.”

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The Independent on Sunday, 10th June 2007