[Imc-cyprus] Suspected Torturers and War- Crime soldiers in Cyprus
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Tue Nov 1 07:39:29 PST 2005
Suspected Torturers and War- Crime soldiers in Cyprus
All sorts of petty murderers, torturers, and various
types of war criminals who have been accused as such
because of their actions during the invasion and
occupation of Iraq, are being prosecuted by the UK
The "big game" is the obvious intention of the
Imperial forces to court martial the small criminals
in order to cover up and protect the biggest criminals
of this war, the ones who sit in the highest offices
of the country's executive branch of Government. The
whole world knows that the responsibilities for these
crimes stem directly from the UK Cabinet of Ministers
and its head, the Prime Minister himself.
And, of course, Cyprus is the easy and comfortable
location where these criminal cover- ups can be
Please see the news item below.
Iraq abuse: court martial next year
Mon 31 Oct 2005
Seven British soldiers facing court martial over
allegations of abuse of Iraqi prisoners will not stand
trial until next year, the military court service
The charges relate to the apparent inhumane treatment
of Iraqi detainees being held in Basra, southern Iraq,
between September 13 and 15 2003.
Five of the men standing trial are from the Queen's
Lancashire Regiment - including the commanding officer
of the 1st Battalion - while the other two come from
the Intelligence Corps.
As regimental commanding officer, Colonel Jorge
Mendonca, 41, has been charged with failing to ensure
Iraqi prisoners being held under his command were
looked after properly.
Corporal Donal Payne from the QLR has been charged
with unlawfully killing Iraqi detainee Baha Musa.
The 34-year-old soldier is also accused of abusing
eight other Iraqi detainees and perverting the course
It is alleged that he falsely told those investigating
the death of Mr Musa that the Iraqi banged his own
head and died accidentally.
Lance Corporal Wayne Crowcroft, 21, and Private Darren
Fallon, 22, both currently based in Cyprus, have been
charged with inhumane treatment of prisoners on
Sergeant Kelvin Stacey, 28, also currently based in
Cyprus, has been charged with common assault of a
Senior officers Major Michael Peebles, 34, and Warrant
Officer Mark Davies, 36, both from the Intelligence
Corps, are charged with failing to prevent abuse of
prisoners. The court martial is not expected to take
place until June next year.
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