£150m legal bill for troops just doing their duty

Oct 22, 2015

“Critics, including the think-tank Policy Exchange, have warned that human rights laws mean British troops operating in the heat of battle are now being held to the same standard as police officers patrolling the streets on a Saturday night in the West End.

“British ministers are considering whether the UK should temporarily withdraw from the ECHR the next time forces are deployed overseas, to prevent the military being sued over alleged human rights breaches after the conflict has ended.”

See the full article on The Telegraph’s website

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