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Case Law [2018] EWHC 2066 (QB) (02/08/2018)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts England and Wales High Court

Date: 08/02/2018

Subject: The decision of the England and Wales High Court rejects the class action of over 40 thousand Kenyan citizens against the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office for the actions of the British soldiers on the territory occurred during the Mau Mau uprising that affected the country in the 50s and 60s, deeming it not applicable to the case derogation - at the discretion of the judicial authority proceeding - at the expiration of three years to proceed with the judicial action

Parties: Kimathi & Ors - and - The Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 4 Torture - Inhuman treatments - Degrading treatments - Art. 5 Slavery - Forced labour - Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Art. 9 Right to found a family

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