Independent all-ranks staff association for regular, reserve and veteran UK armed forces personnel

Human rights of members of the armed forces - Council of Europe recommendation (Text)

Below is the main text of Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)4 of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, about the human rights of armed forces personnel. Our notes in square brackets are not part of the recommendation. Click here for BAFF introduction to this documentClick here for Council of Europe's Explanatory Memorandum to CM Recommendation on human rights of armed forces personnel.

Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)4

1. This recommendation concerns the enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms by members of the armed forces in the context of their work and service life.


Welcome to British Armed Forces Federation - BAFF - independent all-ranks staff association for members of any branch of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, British Army and Royal Air Force, including the reserves. All current UK service personnel of any rank are eligible to join and, as BAFF is not a political organisation, to take an active part in its activities if they wish. Former regular or reserve forces personnel are also very welcome.