‘Proposed amendments to the Human Rights Act to disadvantage UK war crimes victims’

“On 18 March 2020, the UK Minister for Defence introduced into the UK Parliament his promised package of new legislation designed to ‘protect veterans’. Entitled the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill, the proposed laws would amend the UK’s Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) in ways that impact on its human rights obligations, including under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) …” (more)

[Alexandra Fowler, Oxford Human Rights Hub, 6 April]

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