British soldier who refused to go to Iraq found guilty
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