Fatou Bensouda
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ICC 'has substantial information' on UK Iraq abuse claims

An initial investigation into claims that UK forces abused Iraqi detainees is to be opened by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

The court's prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said she was staging a "preliminary examination" - the first step towards a formal inquiry - after receiving a dossier from a British law firm representing a number of detainees.

  • 13 May 2014
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