posted on May, 13 2004 @ 11:18 AM
Pictures which appeared in the Daily Mirror apparently showing abuse of Iraqi prisoners were "categorically not taken in Iraq", Adam Ingram told
MPs. This is concluded from the truck used.
The defence minister said that the truck had never been used in Iraq, and as such, it was impossible
that they had been taken there.
He challenged the Daily Mirror to adopt standards of "honesty, openness, and professionalism"
after the newspaper demanded that of the
However, the damage has been done and the effect of these photos will be devastating for British troops, especially in Basra, and the violence has
already started, with incidents on the rise in Basra, which was until recently a relatively peaceful location in Iraq.