British torture in Iraq inquiry October 31


The long-awaited al-Sweady inquiry into the alleged torture and murder of Iraqi citizens by British troops is finally expected to get under way on October 31, it was confirmed today: here.

The Gibson Inquiry into allegations of British complicity in torture was accused today of turning a blind eye to the rendition of detainees handed to the US by British forces: here.

Britain: TUC general secretary Brendan Barber slammed Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki today for the sudden withdrawal of union recognition rights from the General Federation of Iraqi Workers (GFIW): here.

A former top military intelligence office has strongly rejected Alastair Campbell’s claim that the controversial Iraq dossier was not about putting the “case for war”: here.

USA: PBS video on how the military’s attempt at accountability after Abu Ghraib was a whitewash: here.

Fifteen years ago Washington’s UN ambassador declared the deaths of thousands of children in Iraq due to sanctions a ‘price worth paying.’ Felicity Arbuthnot details the human cost: here.

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