Ministry of Defence under scrutiny: concerns over lack of transparency and accountability in inquiry response

The Ministry of Defence’s response to the independent inquiry into allegations of unlawful killings by UK armed forces in Afghanistan raises concerns about a lack of transparency, accountability, and ambition for fair and full disclosure, potentially undermining public trust and the pursuit of justice.

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.