Accountability and accusations of serious misconduct: who will address the allegations against General Gwyn Jenkins?

The delay in the MOD to address swiftly allegations against General Jenkins raises questions about accountability and the implications of delayed justice.

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.

Opinion: having the army on standby as police firearm officers only risks exacerbating systemic issues

Met Police firearms officers have handed in their weapons over concern that one of their own has been charged with the murder of 24-year-old Chris Kaba

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.

Decorated Australian soldier loses defamation case over war crime allegations; implications for UK’s own Special Forces military investigation grow

Decorated Australian soldier Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation lawsuit against three news outlets accusing him of war crimes fails, substantiating some allegations and adding tension to international military collaborations.

Action on Armed Violence request for Core Participant Status in the Independent Inquiry Relating to Afghanistan rejected

Despite the rejection of Action on Armed Violence’s application for Core Participant status in the independent inquiry into alleged unlawful activities by British armed forces in Afghanistan, AOAV remains committed to contributing to the pursuit of truth and justice.