MoD’s decades-long cover-up of radiation experiments on British Troops exposed

Newly uncovered documents reveal that the Ministry of Defence conducted and concealed radiation exposure experiments on British servicemen during the Cold War, sparking calls for a public inquiry.

Landmark inquiry raises allegations of human rights violations by British troops in Kenya

A public inquiry into alleged human rights abuses by British troops in Kenya reveals distressing testimonies from victims, prompting calls for justice and accountability.

Action on Armed Violence condemns the imprisonment of whistleblower David McBride for exposing Australian military unlawful killings

Action on Armed Violence condemns the imprisonment of whistleblower David McBride, who exposed Australian military war crimes in Afghanistan, highlighting the need for stronger whistleblower protections.

Protests in Belfast as new Northern Ireland legacy law halting inquests and prosecutions related to the ‘Troubles’ take effect

Families of Northern Ireland’s “Troubles” victims protested against a new law that halts inquests and grants immunity to former combatants, claiming it obstructs justice.

King Charles’ visit to Kenya and the long shadow of Agnes Wanjiru’s murder

King Charles III’s official visit to commemorate Kenya’s independence anniversary has drawn attention to the unresolved murder of Agnes Wanjiru allegedly committed by British soldiers, prompting her niece’s plea for justice, amid growing discontent over post-colonial issues and suppression of protests.

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.

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.

New Troubles Bill: Seeking transparency or protecting the British State?

The proposed Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill, which aims to protect the UK government from legal consequences for its actions during The Troubles, is currently under scrutiny in Parliament, with critics arguing that it shields the state from accountability, undermines human rights norms, threatens the Good Friday Agreement, and dismisses the quest for justice by families affected by the conflict.

Human Rights Watch report highlights grave violations amidst rising civilian casualties in Sudan

This report highlights the grave human rights violations and devastation caused by the use of explosive weapons in Sudan’s armed conflict, emphasizing the urgent need for international action, including an arms embargo and targeted sanctions, to protect civilians, ensure accountability, and provide humanitarian assistance.

Will the arrest of an Australian SAS soldier for human rights abuses pave the way for similar arrests in the UK?

Allegations of war crimes committed by elite Western military units in Afghanistan have been thrust into the spotlight following recent convictions of former Australian and potential UK SAS soldiers, raising concerns over unlawful killings, accountability, and adherence to international law.

International Commission uncovers war crimes and human rights violations in Ukraine amidst widespread destruction

The Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine has released a report documenting numerous violations of international human rights and humanitarian law committed by Russian authorities in Ukraine and within Russia, including war crimes and attacks on civilians, calling for accountability and urgent action to protect civilians and prevent further atrocities.