Tag Archives: afghanistan war

Treachery fire

The recent murder of 3 diggers by an Afghan wearing the uniform of the Afghan National Army is part of a pattern of murders of NATO and Allied personnel by Afghans who are either members of official Afghan security services or wearing the uniform of same. In just the past two weeks, at least 9 […]

Dining Out on the Dead

The Royal British Legion has dropped the News of the World as its campaigning partner and expressed ”revulsion” at the latest phone hacking revelations. The charity said it took the decision following the disclosure that bereaved relatives of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan may have had their phones hacked by a private investigator working […]

You wouldn’t read about it

A Muslim protester accused of calling soldiers murderers at a parade claims he did not intend to upset anyone. Munim Abdul told Luton magistrates he did not expect to cause offence because his group had spoken “the truth”. Seven men deny using threatening, abusive or insulting words and behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm and […]