In our intervention, RSI supported its colleagues in their attempts to re-apply established rule of law principles to the changing nature of the conflict. This case contributes to our ongoing commitment to advocacy surrounding thorough investigations of violations of the right to life.
This case, in which RSI intervened on behalf of the Applicants in the European Court of Human Rights, concerned the applicability of the Convention to the armed forces of states when deployed abroad, and the investigative obligations of states where individuals are killed by state action abroad.
This case, in which RSI intervened on behalf of the Applicant in the Court of Appeal, concerned the legality of licensing exports of military equipment to Saudi Aribia for use in Yemen.
In this case, RSI challenged the Attorney General’s and Cabinet Offices’ refusal to disclose the legal advice which formed the basis of the UK’s first drone strike in Syria.
This case, in which RSI intervened on behalf of the Claimants in the Supreme Court, involved a determination of whether the UK government was required to hold a public inquiry into the killing of 24 unarmed civilians by British armed forces.