More Iraq testimonies of British soldiers’ abuse

Middle East Online, First Published 2009-11-16

The allegations are being ‘investigated’

Former Iraqi detainee says was told to be executed after being sexually abused at British base.
LONDON – British soldiers forced an Iraqi detainee to wear an orange jump suit and told him that he was to be executed at the US-run Guantanamo Bay camp, according to allegations in a report Monday.

The 23-year-old man alleges he was beaten and sexually abused by female and male soldiers and flown to a British detention centre in southern Iraq which he believed was the “war on terror” camp in Cuba, the Independent said.

The man’s case is among allegations being investigated by Britain’s Ministry of Defence that soldiers tortured Iraqi civilians, according to the newspaper.

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