4 March 2013 - A public inquiry into allegations that British soldiers mistreated and murdered Iraqi detainees in 2004 has been shown graphic photographs of alleged victims of torture.
The Al-Sweady inquiry will examine claims following the Battle of Danny Boy in Maysan province, southern Iraq.
Jonathan Acton Davis QC said the inquiry aimed to identify the events surrounding the deaths of 28 Iraqi men.
The Ministry of Defence has said it has seen no evidence to support the claims.
Signs of torture
The inquiry, which opened on Monday, will look at allegations that Iraqis were unlawfully killed at Camp Abu Naji on 14 and 15 May and 2004. read more>>>