A public inquiry, chaired by the retired Lord Justice of Appeal Sir William Gage, reported on 8 September after three years of. The inquiry’s report is a devastating critique of those immediately responsible for the death of Baha Mousa and the inhumane treatment of the. Medic denies Baha Mousa claims. 11 June Baha Mousa inquiry: soldier’s diary. 8 September Mousa lawyer on inquiry report. 8 September

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Controversies surrounding people captured during the War on Terror. Four of the men had been shot by military personnel, one had allegedly been beaten and forced into the Shatt Al-Arab river, where his body was found. Rifles, bayonets and suspected bomb-making equipment were found at the scene but there was no evidence bhaa they had been used against British troops.

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Some of the other detainees were also severely assaulted. They are also expected to demand the prosecution of individual soldiers or officials.

The report by retired appeal court judge Sir William Gage, to be published on Thursday, is unlikely to accuse the army of systematic torture since his terms of reference are limited to the circumstances surrounding Mousa’s death. General Sir Peter Wall, head of the army, is also expected to make a statement.

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This kousa was last edited on 20 Juneat His father was an applicant in this case. The inquiry’s report into the September death of Baha Mousaa Basra hotel worker, is also understood to include scathing criticism of military intelligence officers and of the lack of training and preparation British troops received for the invasion of Iraq and its aftermath.


Enhanced interrogation techniques Ghost detainees Waterboarding Destruction of interrogation tapes. Mousa died after 36 hours in detention. He found that there was gaha ignorance of what was permitted in handling prisoners of war and also criticised the absence of any proper MoD doctrine on interrogation.

An unprecedented, two-year public inquiry into the conduct of British soldiers in Iraq is expected to report stinging criticism of senior army officers and their legal advisers, and highlight the failure to pass orders down the chain of command. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click “Accept” below then you are consenting to this.

They were put in stress positions. Liam Fox, the defence secretary, is expected to tell the Commons on Thursday that the MoD and the army have learned lessons from Baha Mousa’s death and from evidence to the Gage inquiry.

Year of birth missing. Williams, professor of law at Warwick University and an adviser to the families’ lawyers, published A Very British Killing: Corporal Donald Payne pleaded guilty to inhumane treatment of a prisoner and miusa jailed for a year and dismissed from the Army. At the end of a six-month court martialsix members of the QLR, including the regiment’s commanding officer, Colonel Jorge Mendonca, were cleared of bbaha and negligence.

A postmortem found he had suffered asphyxiation and at least 93 injuries to his body, including fractured ribs and a broken nose. Even senior commanders were ignorant of a ban imposed in on the use of five techniques, including stress positions, sleep deprivation and hooding, which were used on Mousa and the other detainees.


Suicide attempts Quran desecration controversy Boycott of military tribunals Former captives alleged to have re joined insurgency Hunger strikes Force feeding Homicide accusations Juvenile prisoner Seton Hall reports. Retrieved 8 September The inquiry heard that Mousa was hooded for almost 24 hours during his 36 hours of custody by the 1st Battalion of the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment and that he suffered at least 93 injuries prior to his death.

Decision reached Legal representation: Garry Reader, a private with the former Queen’s Lancashire Regiment at the inqiury, said all the soldiers on duty at mouss prison were to blame. Secretary of State for Defence and another Jurisdiction: MoD’s guilt for death of Army’s Iraqi prisoner”.

Baha Mousa inquiry: ‘Serious discipline breach’ by army

The Death of Baha Mousaan account of the events and the subsequent inquiry. Archived from the original on During the remitted Divisional Court proceedings, the Government conceded that the Public Inquiry should be established.

The Death of Baha Mousa”. On 19 SeptemberCorporal Donald Payne pleaded guilty to a charge of inhumane treatment to persons, making him the first member of the British armed forces to plead guilty to a war crime.