This video from Britain says about itself:
Former Harrogate Army Instructors Face Assault Charges
13 August 2017
By Steve Sweeney in Britain:
Thursday 21st September 2017
ARMY officers will be hauled in front of a court martial hearing today over allegations that they smeared faeces into the faces of trainee soldiers.
They are accused of forcing animal faeces into the mouths of 17-year-olds, holding their heads under water and repeatedly beating them.
The Peace Pledge Union (PPU) warned that the allegations may be “the tip of the iceberg” and exposed the abusive culture of Britain’s armed forces.
And he blasted a process that allowed the army to conduct a trial over its own actions, calling for greater transparency and public scrutiny.
He said: “Why is the army allowed to conduct its own trials? If a manager at Tesco were accused of abusing a teenage member of staff, noone would expect him to be tried by a jury consisting entirely of Tesco managers.
“The army is effectively allowed to operate outside the law. It urgently needs to be opened to public scrutiny.”
Former soldier Wayne Shorrocks said the allegations are similar to his experiences during his training on joining the army in 2006 at the age of 17.
He said: “We were often told by instructors to turn around and look away while questionable things were taking place.
“Military training exists to mentally and physically condition you to follow orders without question and to remove your natural aversion to killing.”
The two-day hearing is expected to be the first phase of a longer trial process.
17 Army instructors charged with assaulting recruits after claims cadets had their heads pushed under water and poo shoved in their mouths: here.
Britain’s child soldier disgrace. STEVEN WALKER details the mental health problems facing child recruits to the army: here.
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