Iraq’s war logs published by WikiLeaks reveal US troops appeared to abuse Iraqi prisoners after the Abu Ghraib scandal, turned a blind eye to Iraqi-on-Iraqi torture and imprisoned one in 50 Iraqi men.
The secret files show that two-thirds of deaths 2004-09 were civilians and that significantly more ordinary people were killed at checkpoints than enemy fighters.
Lt Mark Evison’s mother Margaret Evison explains to Channel 4 News that she wants Mark’s story to help British soldiers receive the vital equipment they need to fight in the Afghanistan war.
Exclusive: Channel 4 News publishes a letter written to Lt Evison’s mother by his commanding officer, Lt Col Rupert Thorneloe, the highest ranking soldier to die in the Afghanistan war.
Just 28 days before Lt Mark Evison died he wrote a diary in which he vented frustrations and concerns over equipment shortages in the Afghanistan War. In his own words, this is Mark’s story.
Exclusive: Lt Mark Evison underwent hours of emergency surgery at Camp Bastion on 9 May 2009, receiving 42 pints of blood. Written by his nurses, Channel 4 News publishes the Bastion hospital diaries.
Thousands of Afghans have downloaded the WikiLeaks files, the Afghan Human Rights Commissioner tells Channel 4 News. It raises fears over informants’ safety where personal details may be revealed.
Exclusive: a former MI5 officer tells Channel 4 News Afghanistan civilians named in the WikiLeaks war logs and their families could be “in great danger”.
Exclusive: leading lawyer tells Channel 4 News leaked documents about the Shinwar shootings which left over a dozen civilians dead in Afghanistan could indicate “war crimes” committed by US marines.
Channel 4 News analyses WikiLeaks US military “secret” reports which appear to show notable differences between UN and US civilian casualty figures.
As the founder of WikiLeaks claims there is evidence of “war crimes” in n secret Afghan war logs, Channel 4 News analyses claims Task Force 373 appeared to botch attempts to kill al-Qaida operatives.