MoD face scrutiny over SAS shooting video in Francis Bradley inquest

The UK Ministry of Defence faces calls for clarity on when it became aware of a video allegedly showing an SAS operation that led to the death in Northern Ireland of Francis Bradley in 1986, amidst an ongoing inquest into the suspected “shoot-to-kill” incident.

Veteran’s minister Mercer given ultimatum in Afghanistan Inquiry

Johnny Mercer faces a legal ultimatum to disclose whistleblower identities in an inquiry into alleged unlawful SAS killings in Afghanistan, with potential jail or fines for non-compliance.

SAS members detained over alleged war crimes in Syria comes amid wider scrutiny of Britain’s ‘elite’ forces

British military police have detained five SAS members for alleged war crimes in Syria, spotlighting the elite unit’s conduct amidst ongoing investigations into unlawful killings in Afghanistan and involvement in a domestic drug network

Veterans Minister withholds suspects’ names in SAS war crimes inquiry

Johnny Mercer, Veterans Minister, refuses to disclose suspects’ names during a public inquiry into alleged extrajudicial killings by the SAS in Afghanistan, despite acknowledging the severity of the claims

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.

SAS soldiers reported caught in drug bust as their regiment investigated for Afghanistan war crimes

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.

AOAV calls on Defence Serious Crime Command to investigate General Gwyn Jenkins over allegations of cover-up in SAS extrajudicial killings

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.

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

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.

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.

Britain’s Special Forces on service in at least 19 countries since 2011

The UK’s Special Forces have been reported on operations in almost twenty countries in just over 10 years. Here we outline why this might be concern.

AOAV welcomes Ministry of Defence proposal for a judge-led review into allegations of SAS extra-judicial killings in Afghanistan

The MOD has proposed an independent review into 54 suspicious killings carried out by one SAS unit in Afghanistan.