Monday, Sept 22, 2008
Protesters are expected at the opening of the inquest into the death of Jean Charles de Menezes.
The inquiry is the first opportunity for members of the de Menezes family to question those involved in the terrible events of July 22, 2005.
The inquest is expected to present the greatest challenge to the Metropolitan Police since the Stephen Lawrence inquiry was published nine years ago.
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The outcome could topple Commissioner Sir Ian Blair who is already grappling with an ugly race row and questions over the award of a contract to a friend.
But the Brazilian’s relatives do not want anyone to forget that at the centre of the huge controversy a 27-year-old man lost his life.
This article was posted: Monday, September 22, 2008 at 3:47 am