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UK soldier to face court-martial over fake abuse photos

[JURIST] British soldier Stuart MacKenzie will face court-martial Monday for orchestrating a hoax that resulted in the Daily Mirror publishing fake photos that seemed to show British troops abusing Iraqi prisoners.

The photos, originally published in May, caused an international outcry before they were revealed to be fakes. MacKenzie is a part-time soldier, but according to a Ministry of Defense spokesman, will face the same military laws as the rest of the army. The Guardian has more.

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