updated Thu. September 14, 2023
March 5, 2018
Besides quashing of the FIR, petitioner Lt Colonel Karamveer Singh has sought guidelines to protect soldiers' rights and adequate compensation for them. Three civilians were killed on January 27 when Army personnel fired at a stone-pelting mob in Ganovpora village in Shopian, prompting the chiefÃâÃÂ ...
February 26, 2018
“Lieutenant B” was an active army officer when he fell victim to the South Korean army's systematic “gay blacklist,” according to the Military Human Rights Center for Korea (MHRCK), which advocates for soldiers' rights. The “gay blacklist,” allegedly masterminded by Jang Jun-kyu, the former Chief of Staff ofÃâÃÂ ...
KSAT San Antonio
December 11, 2017
Holder, who is an American history professor at Houston Community College, is fighting for the soldiers' rights. "I'm trying to get them memorialized by getting them a posthumous pardon,” Holder said. After initially being buried in a grassy area near Salado Creek, the bodies of many of the soldiers wereÃâÃÂ ...
The Jamestown Foundation
October 5, 2017
Some Russian commentators, like Sergey Krivenko, who heads the soldiers' rights commission in the Presidential Human Rights Council, do admit that “this transition is taking place not as quickly as one would have liked…” Still, as evidenced by the reduction in the number of draftees now, “it is takingÃâÃÂ ...
December 2, 2016
At a town hall meeting held by a small veterans' political action committee in October, a retired Army colonel named Don Bartholomew stood up to ask then-Republican nominee Donald Trump what he would do to fix what he called “the social engineering and political correctness that has been imposedÃâÃÂ ...
June 24, 2013
The recent Supreme Court decision to allow families of British personnel killed in Iraq to sue the government for negligence set up a barrage of cries about the judgment making it impossible for our armed forces to fulfill their missions overseas. But behind the press stories lies an intricate and importantÃâÃÂ ...
In Homeland Security
December 31, 1999
Despite Russia's continued denial of “boots on the ground” in Ukraine, grieving Russian military families betray the lie. It is unclear how many Russian servicemen have been killed in eastern Ukraine, but soldiers' rights advocates in Russia say the number is likely to be in the hundreds, perhaps thousands.