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A legal order which had stopped the media from reporting allegations of torture by British troops in Iraq has been lifted by the High Court.
The abuse is said to have taken place after British soldiers were ambushed between Basra and Amara in May 2004.
After the exchange of fire that followed, 31 Iraqis were reportedly taken into British custody at Abu Naji.
Their families allege that 22 of them died and nine were tortured. The MoD denied any wrongdoing by UK troops.
Iraqi death certificates are said to state that the dead Iraqis showed signs of torture and mutilation.