Soldiers' Human Rights Ruling

The UK's most senior judges are to decide whether relatives of soldiers killed fighting Iraq can make damages claims against the Government using human rights legislation.

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Widow of soldier killed in Iraq "every employer has a duty of care, the MoD should be no different"

Debi the widow of Corporal Stephen Allbutt from Stoke-on-Trent who was killed in Iraq learned this morning from the court of appeal that she and others can continue on with their legal battle to sue the Government for the way their relatives were killed.

The families are claiming the Ministry of Defence were negligent in failing to provide equipment that could have saved lives.

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