Europe court rules Britain life terms 'inhuman, degrading'

STRASBOURG, France (AFP) - Europe's rights court on Tuesday ruled that whole-life prison terms imposed in Britain amounted to "inhuman and degrading" treatment, in a case brought by three of the country's most notorious murderers.

The European Court of Human Rights said the sentences against Jeremy Bamber, jailed for murdering five members of his family in 1985, serial killer Peter Moore and multiple-murderer Douglas Vinter should include the possibility of review.

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