Friday, 8 July 2011
Important legal ruling
The Guardian reports (July 7th):
Britain was an occupying power after the invasion of Iraq and failed to carry out effective investigations into the killing of civilians, the European court of human rights has ruled.
The decision by the
Strasbourg court could open the Ministry of Defence to a deluge of claims and add to the pressure for further public inquiries into the behaviour of troops in and around after the 2003 invasion. Basra