Victim To Sue Over Human Rights Breach And The Case For Jersey’s Inclusion In Inquiry.

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My apologies for not posting about this story in The Independent on Sunday at the time.

It covers two important areas. There are actually more than two big stories here but I’ve got to be mindful of ‘fair usage’ and I’m quoting a great deal already. [follow the links and read the full story]

The first is the news that at least one victim intends to sue the government as he believes that Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which guarantees respect for home life has been breached because of his treatment since being approached at the beginning of 2013. This follows an intervention earlier in the year by Keir Starmer, the former Director of Public Prosecutions and head of the CPS, who said:

“The principles and practices that underpin our justice system were developed long ago. There are good reasons for protecting those suspected of or charged with…

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