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Call for Australia’s SAS to face war crimes trial

WorldNews Thursday, 19 November 2020 ()
Call for Australia’s SAS to face war crimes trialAustralia’s top military officer on Thursday admitted there was credible evidence his special forces unlawfully killed at least 39 Afghanistan civilians and prisoners, recommending the matter be taken up by a prosecutor investigating alleged war crimes. “Some patrols took the law into their own hands, rules were broken, stories concocted, lies told and prisoners killed,” said Chief of the Defence Force General Angus Campbell. His comments came as the result of a damning years-long investigation into the Australian military’s behavior in Afghanistan were...
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News video: Australia finds evidence of war crimes in Afghanistan inquiry

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Four-year inquiry began after local media reported special forces had killed unarmed men and children.

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