#whatpricealife

What price a life? May's rhetoric and the MOD's reality

In the aftermath of the Brexit referendum, recent months have seen an increasingly chauvinistic tone in British politics. One aspect of this has been a concerted campaign against investigations of abuse by the Armed Forces. Conservative MPs have pressed Theresa May to curtail the activities of the I...

Northern Ireland families challenge May’s defence of army

Mobile advertising campaign in London highlights cases of disputed killings by British soldiers

Families challenge MoD and Prime Minister in London

British Prime Minister Theresa May warned the recent Tory party conference about what she called: "… activist, left-wing human rights lawyers [who] harangue and harass the bravest of the brave – the men and women of Britain’s Armed Forces". She also vowed to defend soldiers against "vexatious allega...