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British soldier who refused to go to Iraq found guilty

April 13, 2006

ALDERSHOT (Reuters) – A British Air Force doctor who
refused to go to Iraq was found guilty of disobeying orders by
a court martial on Thursday.

Australian-born Malcolm Kendall-Smith had refused to go to
Iraq in 2005, arguing that the war was a crime. But the judge
ruled that the British presence in Iraq was legal and told the
five-officer panel acting as a jury to ignore the officer’s
arguments.


Source: reuters



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