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Mar 17

SCOTLAND YARD MAY CHARGE COMPANY WHOSE EMPLOYEES RESTRAINED ANGOLAN DEPORTEE WHO DIED ON PLANE

Days later, the Metropolitan police’s homicide unit took over the case after the Guardian independently tracked down passengers who said Mubenga had complained he was unable to breathe for several minutes before his collapse. The unit arrested three guards, aged 35, 48 and 49, and questioned them under caution.

Police have tried to trace other passengers for more in-depth interviews.

Four G4S whistleblowers last month submitted evidence to the Commons home affairs select committee. The evidence, obtained by the Guardian, alleged serious failings by G4S. It also contradicted some of what senior G4S officials told MPs at a hearing after Mubenga’s death.

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Oct 28

british home office ‘flipflops’ over ban on ‘restraining deportees’ after angolan’s death

Jimmy Mubenga died after being ‘heavily restrained’ for a deportation flight to Angola.

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Oct 18

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR PROTEST STRONGLY AGAINST ANGOLAN JIMMY MUBENGA’S DEATH

Letters Jimmy Mubenga and our troubled asylum system The Guardian, Monday 18 October 2010 Your report on the death of Jimmy Mubenga (BA 77 passengers haunted by the last cries of dying man, 16 October) makes no mention of why it was that he was being deported. Given that his wife and children are still …

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Oct 18

THE RACISM THAT KILLS

Comment is free The racism that kills The recent death of an asylum seeker adds to the grim statistic of those who have died as a result of the UK’s brutal laws Harmit Athwal guardian.co.uk, Sunday 17 October 2010 21.30 BST The horrific death of an asylum seeker, Jimmy Mubenga, forced to return to Angola …

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