27 Mar 2017

Afghan Raids: requires police investigation not public inquiry

From Morning Report, 8:11 am on 27 March 2017

The Prime Minister has ruled out any immediate inquiry into into allegations New Zealand SAS officers were involved in civilian deaths in Afghanistan in 2010. But Wellington lawyer, Graeme Edgeler, says for New Zealand to meet its international obligations the allegations of war crimes should be investigated, but he thinks it shouuld be the New Zealand Police.