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The Government must review the SAS’s role in joint operations with the Afghan Crisis Response Unit after the release of a United Nations report detailing widespread torture in Afghan detention facilities, Green Party Defence spokesperson Keith Locke said today.
There needs to be a thorough inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of SAS soldier Leon Smith in Afghanistan’s Wardak province this week, Green Party foreign affairs spokesperson Keith Locke said today.
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Afghanistan, Bamiyan Provincial Reconstruction Team Base—United States Personnel
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Our forces knew for certain that they were likely to be tortured
Did the SAS ever hold staff in the building at gunpoint, depriving them of their liberty?
Will the Government allow an independent inquiry?
Green MP Keith Locke is pressing the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee, of which he is a member, to hold an inquiry to assess new evidence regarding prisoners our SAS have handed over to United States and Afghan authorities.