About this book
A candid and unbiased account of the death of Baha Mousa at the onset of the Iraq War. Mousa was a hotel receptionist who was tortured and killed by British Army troops in 2003. With one exception all the soldiers were exonerated by an army court martial.
On 15 September 2003 Baha Mousa, a hotel receptionist, was killed by British Army troops in Iraq. He had been arrested the previous day in Basra and was taken to a military base for questioning. For forty-eight hours he and nine other innocent civilians had their heads encased in sandbags and their wrists bound by plastic handcuffs.