Probe reveals ‘credible evidence’ of Australians perpetrating war crimes in Afghanistan

Image sourced via Wikimedia Commons, Credit Australian Defence Force Leading Seaman Paul Berry

Summary findings of a long running investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Australian special forces in Afghanistan show there is ‘credible evidence’ behind the claims.

The independent Brereton inquiry took four-years, interviewing 423 witnesses and Reviewing over 20,000 documents and 25,000 images.

It reports that there were 39 Afghani individuals killed, a further two cruelly treated, and a total of 25 current or former ADF personnel who were perpetrators, on either single or multiple occasions.

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