UK pay-outs ‘treat Afghan victims as collateral damage’By Alex Varley-Winter and Crina Boros | 20 March 2012 | 1 Related piece
There are huge hurdles to Afghan civilians accusing the military of wrongdoing
Erica Gaston, Open Society Institute
Human-rights campaigners condemned the low level of compensation paid by the UK for civilians killed in military action in Afghanistan.
Exaro reveals today that the UK’s Ministry of Defence paid compensation of less than £2,300 on average for 48 civilian deaths resulting from military action involving British forces in Afghanistan in the last financial year.
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