De Menezes family lose European court battle

Brazilian Jean Charles de Menezes was shot dead by police on July 22, 2005, two weeks after the suicide bombings on London transport killed 52 people, and a day after unexploded bombs were found on three Underground trains and a busThe family of a Brazilian shot dead by London police in 2005 after he was mistaken for a jihadist attacker lost their fight to have British officers prosecuted in Europe’s top rights court on Wednesday. Jean Charles de Menezes was shot dead on July 22, 2005, two weeks after suicide bombings on London transport killed 52 people, and a day after unexploded bombs were found on three Underground trains and a bus.

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