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Australia to appoint investigator to consider alleged war crimes by special forces in Afghanistan – The Guardian

Scott Morrison says findings of the Brereton report into conduct of special forces will be ‘difficult’ and ‘disturbing’ for Australia

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A special investigator will be appointed to consider criminal cases against Australian special forces in Afghanistan, as Scott Morrison declared that a report to be released next week would contain very difficult and disturbing findings.
The prime minister said he would also set up an independent oversight panel to give people confidence the Australian defence force was tackling the serious cultural issues uncovered by the four-year investigation into alleged war crimes.
The announcement of both…

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