Premeditated murder by the police: Vazagashvili and Shanava v Georgia

Christopher Gray

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Comments on Vazagashvili v Georgia (50375/07) (ECtHR) on whether Georgia failed to conduct effective investigations into the death of the applicants' sons during a police operation, in contravention of ECHR art.2. Details the facts of the case, involving fabricated evidence and findings of premeditated murder by the police, and highlights the court's approach to issues including whether the applicants had victim status.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)665-668
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Human Rights Law Review
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2019


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