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Hickey v Australia (1995/2010) Views of 21 July 2014

Human Rights Communications

Human rights
Publication date

1995/2010 concerning the death of the author's son who was killed in a bicycle accident

The author alleged that Australia had violated articles 2, 6 and 26 of the ICCPR as the procedures, policies and institutions for the investigation of deaths involving the police force were not independent. The Committee found the matter inadmissible.