The Law Society states that “nothing should undermine the independence of the legal profession, the rule of law, and the separation of powers” in response to comments about legal cases brought by UK lawyers against UK troops over claims of abuse in Iraq.

Read the Law Society’s press release here.

Read the Guardian’s article UK military investigating hundreds of alleged abuses in Afghanistan here.

Read the Telegraph’s article Letters: The shameful hounding of British soldiers through the courts must end here