Investigation team “lacks necessary independence” for MOD ill-treatment allegations – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted November 23rd, 2011 in appeals, armed forces, inquiries, Iraq, judicial review, news, torture by sally

“The Court of Appeal has ruled that the Iraq Historic Allegations Team, set up to investigate allegations of ill-treatment of Iraqi detainees by members of the British armed forces, lacked the requisite independence to fulfil the investigatory obligation under Article 3 of the Convention.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 23rd November 2011