UK Military Should Investigate Itself, Iraq Abuse Report Will Urge

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‘A report into the Iraq Historical Allegations Team (IHAT), which investigates claims alleging that UK troops engaged in abuse and torture in Iraq, will call for the initiative to be replaced by a military-led team.

The report due out next week is fronted by former soldier turned Tory MP Johnny Mercer, who has been a leading critic of investigations into potential war crimes.

However, the Sun newspaper appears to have discovered some of the report’s findings ahead of publication.’

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