ECHR complaint against failure to conduct independent public inquiry into Batang Kali massacre declared inadmissible
Chong & Ors v the United Kingdom (App No. 29753/16)
This case concerned the killing of 24 men in Dec 1948 by British soldiers in the village of Batang Kali in Selangor, which is now a state of Malaysia but at the time was part of the British Empire. The applicants complained before the European Court that there had never been a full and independent […]
Tamiz v United Kingdom (App No. 3877/14)
The applicant submitted that the state was in breach of its positive obligation under the EHCR, art 8 to protect his right to reputation since defamatory allegations had been published for over three months but the domestic courts had not granted him remedy for the damage. The complaint was rejected.