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Three British Soldiers Charged With Iraq War Crimes


20 July 2005 -- The British government said yesterday that three British soldiers charged with abusing Iraqi detainees are to be tried for war crimes.

A spokeswoman for Attorney General Lord Goldsmith said the servicemen would stand trial in Britain under the International Criminal Court Act 2001.

Seven other British soldiers face courts martial, charged with the alleged abuse of Iraqi detainees.

(Reuters/AFP/AP)
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