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KELLY MINIO-PALUELLO v COMMISSIONER OF POLICE OF THE METROPOLIS (2011)

PUBLISHED December 16, 2011
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[2011] EWHC 3411 (QB)

A protestor who sustained a fractured arm in the course of a pro-Palestinian demonstration was entitled to compensatory damages from the police for assault. The degree of force and method used by a police officer to get the protestor to her feet had been neither reasonable nor proportionate.

QBD (Eder J)

16/12/2011

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