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Al-Skeini and ors, Bar Human Rights Committee (intervening) and ors (intervening) v United Kingdom, Merits and just satisfaction, App No 55721/07, [2011] ECHR 1093, (2011) 53 EHRR 18, 30 BHRC 561, IHRL 207 (ECHR 2011), 7th July 2011, European Court of Human Rights [ECHR]; Grand Chamber [ECHR]

Reporter(s)

Annick Pijnenburg

Al-Skeini and ors, Bar Human Rights Committee (intervening) and ors (intervening) v United Kingdom, Merits and just satisfaction, App No 55721/07, [2011] ECHR 1093, (2011) 53 EHRR 18, 30 BHRC 561, IHRL 207 (ECHR 2011), 7th July 2011, European Court of Human Rights [ECHR]; Grand Chamber [ECHR]

Whether the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (‘European Convention on Human Rights’, ‘ECHR’) applied in respect of the killing of Iraqi civilians in Iraq by the state party’s soldiers between May and November 2003.

Whether the state had failed to fulfil its procedural duty to carry out an effective investigation into the killings in violation of Article 2 of the ECHR.

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