Human Rights Article 2(2)

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  • Article 2(2) the use of force
    • State must investigate any death under its watch
      • Make sure legislation is effective for protecting life
      • Ensure accountability of state bodies for deaths
      • State must act of its own volition, not wait for pressure from kin
      • State must investigate using appropriate means
    • Force used must be no more than absolutely necessary
      • Permitted uses of force a) self defence b) to prevent someone escaping arrest c) to quell a riot


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