Ministry of Defence pays £100,000 to family of drowned Iraqi teenager – The Guardian

Posted July 22nd, 2011 in armed forces, compensation, homicide, Iraq, news by sally

“The Ministry of Defence has agreed to pay £100,000 compensation to the family of an Iraqi teenager who drowned near Basra after being detained by British troops. In an out-of-court settlement with his relatives’ British lawyers, the MoD did not admit liability for the death of 18-year-old Saeed Shabram in May 2003.”

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The Guardian, 21st July 2011