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Are allegations of abuse against Iraq soldiers 'vexatious'?

September 21st, 2016

Episode 1207 of 1279 episodes

The Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) is examining serious allegations of abuse made against UK troops following the 2003 invasion. Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will not allow an "industry of vexatious allegations". Conservative MP Johnny Mercer, who served in Afghanistan, and Nicholas Mercer, former chief legal adviser for the British Army during the Iraq War in 2003, discuss the claims. (Image: soldier. Credit: AFP)

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