UK investigates Iraq abuse claims

British authorities examine 33 new claims of abuse against UK soldiers in Iraq.

    The British authorities are investigating 33 new claims of abuse against UK troops who were stationed in Iraq.

    The allegations by former Iraqi detainees include accusations of serious sexual abuse and torture, including one case in which a 16-year-old Iraqi says he was raped by two British soldiers on an army base.

    One of the victims has likened the alleged abuse to the torture that took place in Iraq's notorious Abu Ghraib prison, which was run by US forces.

    Harry Smith reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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