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Inquests

Selwyn has recently appeared as a participant on behalf of a public interest group into the Death of Andrew Loku, a mentally ill Black man, from Sudan. The jury made 39 recommendations including tacking the issues of racism, mental illness and systemic bias. Some reported decisions include: Loku, Re 2017 CarswellOnt 10004; Loku, Re 2017 CarswellOnt 10003; Loku, Re 2017 CarswellOnt 9631.

Selwyn has also appeared in an Inquest into the death of Negus Tafari Topey. He has also sought standing on behalf of a public interest group in the Inquest into the Death of Dwight Haughton, Otto Vass, and most recently he has also sought standing on behalf of a public interest group in the matter of the inquest of Jeffrey Reodica, a Fillipino youth, who was shot dead by the police during a racially charged confrontation with a group of white youths.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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