"On Topic" With Doug Krile

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Documenting the Atrocities

A diary.  Filled with detailed tales of the treatment of Iraqi prisoners by British troops.  It's strong stuff, my friends.

British Soldier Kept Abuse Diary of Iraqi Prisoners

The UK's Timesonline reports: "A diary that appeared to catalogue violent attacks against Iraqi detainees was read out at the court martial of seven British soldiers accused of inhumane treatment towards prisoners today."  The journal was maintained by a former private, Stuart Mackenzie. "... Mr Mackenzie described attacks on Iraqi prisoners, some of whom were dubbed "Ali Babas" in the accounts. The court was told that Mr Mackenzie's unit of the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment became known as "the grim reapers", because it was the first to kill [...]

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