How was torture authorised among US
troops at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan?
Why have only the torturers, not their
superiors, been prosecuted for what
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US opens Afghan deaths tribunal
The US Marine Corps has opened a special tribunal into the deaths of Afghan civilians last March.
As many as 19 Afghan civilians were allegedly killed when marines opened fire in Nangarhar province after their convoy was attacked by a car bomb.
An Afghan inquiry said the US troops opened fire indiscriminately but the marines said they were fired on and the civilians were caught in the crossfire.
The US justice department is to launch a criminal