The UK Ministry of Defence delays releasing details on alleged war crimes by the UK military, citing a need to balance public interest and investigations, amidst AOAV’s call for transparency and accountability.
Armed officers in a joint military and civilian law enforcement operation arrested two SAS soldiers and a soldier’s spouse in Herefordshire, seizing suspected illegal drugs and raising concerns about discipline and integrity within the elite unit.
The inquiry into Afghanistan delves into allegations that the UK Special Forces may have deliberately erased crucial data from the ITS1 server, potentially obstructing an investigation into unlawful killings in Afghanistan.
AOAV has formally requested the Defence Serious Crime Command to investigate General Gwyn Jenkins for allegedly covering up extrajudicial killings by the SAS in Afghanistan, as reported by BBC Panorama.
A top British general is reported by BBC to have withheld evidence of alleged extrajudicial killings by the SAS in Afghanistan
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.
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.
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
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.
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.