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

Killed in their beds: UK Special Forces accused of unlawful killings in night raids 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.

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.

Inquiry into misconduct allegations by British soldiers in Afghanistan

The long-awaited public inquiry into allegations of misconduct by British soldiers during the war in Afghanistan moves closer to reality with a proposed timetable agreed upon by interested parties.

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.

No UK troops above law, PM says after claims about SAS

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stated that no British military personnel are “above the law” amid allegations of unlawful killings by the SAS in Afghanistan, following a recent AOAV and BBC Panorama investigation.