The Government have said today that although the death of Jean Charles de Menezes was "tragic" it was right that the ECHR ruled to uphold a decision not to prosecute the officers involved in the case.
The Government considers the Strasbourg court has handed down the right judgment.
The facts of this case are tragic, but the Government considers that the court has upheld the important principle that individuals are only prosecuted where there is a realistic prospect of conviction.
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