Iraq abuse ruling by European court says UK failed human rights role – The Guardian

Posted July 7th, 2011 in armed forces, human rights, news by sally

“Britain was an occupying power following the invasion of Iraq and failed to carry out effective investigations into the killing of civilians, the European court of human rights has ruled in a landmark judgment.”

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The Guardian, 7th July 2011


Related links: AL-JEDDA v. THE UNITED KINGDOM – 27021/08 [2011] ECHR 1092 (7 July 2011)
AL-SKEINI AND OTHERS v. THE UNITED KINGDOM – 55721/07 [2011] ECHR 1093 (7 July 2011)