ECHR Judgement of concern to all

European Court of Human Rights

The ECHR judgement of 16 July is of significance to many families who are currently awaiting an inquest or who consider application for new inquest in conflict related cases.

The judgement finds the British Government continues to be in violation of its Article 2 obligations regarding state killings and killings wherein the state is implicated.

Relatives for Justice will be releasing a fuller statement regarding this judgement and the related issues of the HMIC report into the the workings of the Historical Enquiries Team in coming days.

The full judgement can be – and should be – read here ECHR Judgment