Stockwell – The Shooting of Jean Charles

This documentary is not a thriller. It is an account of events and the recreation of the atmosphere surrounding this controversial killing.

The morning of 22/7/05 at 10:03 Jean Charles de Menezes was killed in a hail of bullets deep inside Stockwell underground in a mistaken anti-terrorist police operation which offered him no warning or chance of survival.


Background of the case
Jean Charles de Menezes was shot dead by armed police on 22nd July 2005, who mistakenly linked him to the four attempted bombings of the previous day. He was shot at least eight times (at least 7 shots were to his head) at close range in Stockwell Tube station.

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