British veterans in Cyprus could be tried over allegations of abuse – The Times

British veterans could face allegations of wrongdoing from operations during the EOKA struggle in the 1950s, the UK’s Ministry of Defence’s former legal chief told the Times.

Soldiers who served in Malaysia and Cyprus more than half a century ago could be tried if the government “fails to introduce curbs,” Jonathan Duke-Evans who ran the MoD’s litigation policy unit until 2017 said.

The legal action could be launched after an attempt by 40,000 Kenyans to sue the government for alleged maltreatment, during the Kenyan Emergency between 1952-1960....


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British veterans in Cyprus could be tried over allegations of abuse – The Times


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