Corbyn calls for 'war powers act' as check on military intervention

Syria 0 Comment 0

Labour leader questions legal basis for strikes and says act needed to hold governments to account

Jeremy Corbyn has questioned whether humanitarian intervention can ever be a legal justification for launching military action, and called for a “war powers act” that would force future UK governments to seek approval from parliament.

Speaking on BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show, the Labour leader repeated his assertion that the bombing raids launched by the UK early on Saturday morning, in cooperation with the US and France, may have been illegal.

Continue reading…
Source: syria
Link : Corbyn calls for ‘war powers act’ as check on military intervention

Author

Leave a comment

Search

Back to Top