Limit prosecutions of army veterans, says top human rights lawyer

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Martyn Day suggests charges against armed forces instead of individuals after abuse claims in Iraq and Afghanistan

A statute of limitations could be used to prevent prosecution of military veterans for less serious historical offences, a leading human rights lawyer has suggested.

Appearing before the Commons defence select committee, Martyn Day called for independent investigators – rather than the Royal Military Police (RMP) – to look into serious allegations of abuse.

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