Briton Jim Fitton, left, and German Volker Waldmann, centre, outside a courtroom in Baghdad, Iraq on May 15. The men are accused of smuggling ancient relics out of Iraq. Photo: AP
British and German tourists deny smuggling antiquities in Iraq
  • Jim Fitton and Volker Waldmann had ancient artefacts in their possession as they attempted to fly out of Baghdad airport
  • The pair, who could face the death penalty if found guilty, said they no idea they might have broken local laws
16 May 2022 - 10:39AM