Don’t let it happen
Fallon tries to take human rights protection away from soldiers and civilians alike
by Sofia Lotto Persio
TORY plans to put British troops above international law in future conflicts would put both our soldiers and foreign civilians at risk, campaigners warned yesterday.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon told the Tory faithful in Birmingham that he wanted to “protect British troops” from “vexatious” claims that have seen the government pay out millions to those who have suffered rights abuses at the hands of the British military.
Human rights watchdog Liberty said Mr Fallon’s plans for... read more
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