British soldiers protected under human rights law, supreme court told – The Guardian

Posted February 19th, 2013 in armed forces, human rights, news, Supreme Court by sally

“British soldiers have the right, enshrined in European human rights law, to expect the government to take all reasonable steps to prevent them getting killed, the supreme court heard on Monday, in a case with profound implications for military commanders and their conduct of future operations.”

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The Guardian, 18th February 2013