- 16 Nov 2023
Senior UK General faces allegations of concealing evidence on extrajudicial killings by SAS in Afghanistan
A top British general is reported by BBC to have withheld evidence of alleged extrajudicial killings by the SAS in Afghanistan
- 24 Oct 2023
Independent Inquiry relating to Afghanistan: day 4
Day 4 featured Admiral Sir Antony Radakin's statement, highlighting the role of military doctrine, the connection between military and political actions, and the mission of UK troops in Afghanistan, while the absence of key evidence, use of military terminology, and focus on 2010-2013 Afghanistan operations raised concerns.
- 11 Oct 2023
Independent Inquiry relating to Afghanistan: day 3
The Inquiry into allegations of severe war crimes involving a campaign of murder by UK Special Forces in Afghanistan, which was purportedly known and permitted by Senior Officers and the MOD, unravels a harrowing narrative of civilian deaths, potential cover-ups, and an organizational culture that enabled sustained, egregious violations of human rights, with the bereaved families seeking justice amidst institutional obfuscation and delayed inquiries.
- 11 Oct 2023
Independent Inquiry relating to Afghanistan: day 2
Brian Altman, representing the Ministry of Defence, underscored the UK Armed Forces' commitment to legal standards and operational integrity in Afghanistan, while Paul Greaney highlighted the Royal Military Police's role in maintaining accountability and addressing allegations against military personnel, with both emphasizing respect for lives lost and adherence to international obligations.
- 9 Oct 2023
Independent Inquiry relating to Afghanistan: day 1
On the first day of the Independent Inquiry Relating to Afghanistan, Lord Justice Haddon-Cave and Oliver Glasgow KC highlighted allegations of extrajudicial killings by UK Special Forces between 2010-2013, with Glasgow outlining seven crucial cases and emphasizing the Inquiry's commitment to unveiling the truth and ensuring justice.
- 9 Oct 2023
Why did the UK MOD refuse to release ministerial letter on SAS killings in Afghanistan to AOAV, citing public interest grounds?
MOD refused to disclose to AOAV internal concerns raised by Veterans Minister Johnny Mercer in 2019 regarding the termination of an inquiry into alleged misconduct by UK special forces in Afghanistan
- 9 Oct 2023
Killed in their beds: UK Special Forces accused of unlawful killings in night raids in Afghanistan
An ongoing inquiry unveils allegations against UK special forces for conducting unlawful night raids in Afghanistan, resulting in the deaths of civilians, including children, sparking nationwide controversy and demanding justice for the victims.
- 28 Aug 2023
Judge rules partial confidential hearings in UK Special Forces war crimes inquiry
A UK inquiry into alleged war crimes by British forces in Afghanistan will conduct some sessions in private, following a decision by the chair, Sir Charles Haddon-Cave.
- 2 Aug 2023
Death in the mountains: British SAS fatalities during military training examined
This article highlights the dangerous training conditions in the Brecon Beacons, particularly during the UK Special Forces selection process for the SAS, leading to multiple deaths and injuries due to extreme weather and inadequate risk management, raising concerns about the lack of accountability and implementation of necessary changes by the Ministry of Defence.
- 6 Jul 2023
Families’ concerns over restriction orders in Afghan Deaths Inquiry highlight need for transparency
Families of individuals killed by British forces in Afghanistan express concerns over the Ministry of Defence's requests for restriction orders in the ongoing public inquiry, emphasising the importance of transparency and access to information.
- 5 Jul 2023
UK Special Forces under investigation in Afghan war crimes Inquiry
For the first time, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has confirmed the involvement of UK Special Forces in a war crimes inquiry linked to alleged unlawful killings in Afghanistan.
- 4 Jul 2023
Inquiry considers allegations of 80 unlawful civilian killings and cover-up by UK’s SAS in Afghanistan
An ongoing public inquiry into the conduct of UK's Special Air Service (SAS) in Afghanistan between 2010 and 2013 suggests that about 80 Afghan civilians may have been summarily killed by SAS units.