No public inquiry into alleged 1948 massacre by British troops, yet – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted September 21st, 2012 in armed forces, colonies, homicide, inquiries, judicial review, news by tracey

“Chong Nyok Keyu and ors v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and another [2012] EWHC 2445 (Admin).

Although the High Court has rejected an attempt to force the Government to hold a public inquiry into an alleged massacre of unarmed civilians by British troops in 1948, the case represents a further example of the use of the Courts to redress historical grievances.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 21st September 2012