Jean Charles de Menezes


See: UK-ECHR: INQUEST: European Court of Human Rights – family to challenge UK government failure to prosecute police officers: background briefing on the broader context of the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes (Statewatch database) Judgment expected later today

And see: De Menezes family walk out of inquest as coroner rules he was not unlawfully killed (Guardian,link) and: IPCC report is damning indictment against Metropolitan Police Service Menezes Family say (link)

Also: Jean Charles de Menezes ruling due in European court of human rights (Guardian, link): "A ruling on whether British police officers should have been charged for the fatal shooting of Brazilian Jean Charles de Menezes at a London tube station in 2005 is to be delivered by the European court of human rights on Wednesday De Menezes was shot dead at Stockwell underground station on 22 July 2005, when he was mistakenly identified as a suicide bomber just two weeks after the 7 July London bombings in which 52 people died, and the day after the attempted attacks on 21 July, during a turbulent summer in the British capital."

 

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