Patricia Armani Da Silva v The United Kingdom: ECHR 12 Jul 2012

The claimant’s innocent cousin Jean Charles de Menezes had been shot and killed by police officers seeking a suicide bomber. She had complained that after investigation, no police officer had been prosecuted for any serious offence of murder or otherwise.

5878/08, [2012] ECHR 1594
European Convention on Human Rights, Police Reform Act 2002, Police (Complaints and Misconduct) Regulations 2004
See AlsoPatricia Armani Da Silva v The United Kingdom ECHR 28-Sep-2010
The applicant complained of the failure to convict anyone of a serious criminal offence after her innocent cousin was shot dead by police officers who said they mistook him for a suicide bomber. . .
See AlsoPatricia Armani Da Silva v The United Kingdom ECHR 7-Jul-2012
The claimant’s cousin had been shot by police mistakenly thinking he was a terrorist with a suicide bomb. . .
At AdmnDa Silva, Regina (on the Application of) v Director of Public Prosecutions and Another Admn 14-Dec-2006
An innocent bystander had been shot dead by police mistaking him for a suicide bomber. The claimant, a cousin, challenged decisions not to prosecute any officer for murder or manslaughter or any other criminal offence.
Held: Review was . .

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CitedMontgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board SC 11-Mar-2015
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The pursuer claimed that her obstetrician had been negligent, after her son suffered severe injury at birth. The baby faced a birth with shoulder dystocia – the inability of the shoulders to pass through the pelvis. The consultant considered that a . .

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Updated: 28 December 2021; Ref: scu.544277