Protecting Life by Investigating Death
Human Rights Obligations on European States to Investigate the Deaths of Migrants and Refugees
The second volume of the series “Menschen.Rechte!, “Protecting Life by Investigating Death”, deals with the deaths of migrants and refugees, for example in refugee camps, prisons, refugee centres or at sea. The book examines the legal obligations of Council of Europe member states to investigate these deaths. It analyses the sometimes contradictory case law and highlights the importance of investigative obligations for the protection of human rights.