Iraqis seek 'abuse' inquiry

A lawyer for 192 Iraqi civilians, who claim they were systematically abused by British soldiers, is asking the High Court for a public inquiry into their allegations.

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Iraqis to seek public inquiry over torture allegations

Representatives of 180 Iraqi civilians, who claim they were abused by British soldiers in Iraq, will visit the High Court today seeking a public inquiry into their allegations.

The High Court in central London. Credit: Press Assocation

Lawyers for the Iraqis allege there were a number of unlawful killings as well as incidents of torture from March 2003 to December 2008 in British-controlled detention facilities.

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