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In The Press

22/01/2019

Daily Mail – Lewisham girl, nine, died from toxic fumes on London’s streets

Mother who has fought for years to prove pollution killed her daughter wins huge breakthrough as she asks: ‘Why did it cost my little girl’s life to expose Britain’s dirty secret?’
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16/01/2019

ITV News – Family of girl, 9, whose death was linked to air pollution apply for new inquest

The family of a nine-year-old girl whose death was linked to unlawful levels of air pollution have been given permission by the Attorney General to apply for a fresh inquest. Ella Kissi-Debrah lived 25 metres from the South Circular Road in Lewisham in south east London - one of the capital’s busiest roads.
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16/01/2019

The Guardian – Mother wins right to seek new inquest into girl’s death linked to air pollution

The mother of a schoolgirl who died of an asthma attack linked to air pollution has won the right to seek a new inquest at the high court. The attorney general moved on Friday to quash the inquest into the death of Ella Kissi-Debrah at the age of nine, after new evidence linked it to air pollution spikes from traffic near her home in south London.
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16/01/2019

Evening Standard – Ella Kissi Debrah: Family of London schoolgirl, nine, whose death was linked to air pollution win right to seek new inquest.

The family of a nine-year-old London schoolgirl who died of an asthma attack have won the right to seek a new inquest. Ella Kissi-Debrah’s death was linked to unlawful levels of air pollution after she died in February 2013, after three years of seizures and 27 visits to hospital for hospital attacks.
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13/01/2019

Hope For New Inquest Into Ella Kissi-Debrah’s Death

THE MOTHER of a girl whose fatal asthma attack has been linked to air pollution has been granted permission by the attorney general to apply for a new inquest into her death.
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11/01/2019

BBC News – Ella Kissi-Debrah ‘pollution’ death: Backing for new inquest

The attorney general has agreed to allow an application for a fresh inquest into the death from asthma of a nine-year old girl. He acted after hearing new evidence linking Ella Kissi-Debrah's death to illegal levels of air pollution near her home in south London. Lawyers acting for the family said it was a "hugely important" step. No individual death has previously been officially linked to illegal levels of air pollution.
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11/01/2019

UK Health Alliance – ATTORNEY GENERAL GIVES PERMISSION FOR NEW INQUEST INTO DEATH OF ELLA KISSI-DEBRAH

The family of nine-year-old Ella Roberta Kissi-Debrah, whose death has been linked to unlawful levels of air pollution, has been given permission by the Attorney General to apply for a fresh inquest.
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06/10/2018

Lewisham Ledger – Issue 3, Fighting for Ella

Page 19 Issue 3 Lewisham Ledger
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01/10/2018 / Online

UNEnvironment – New inquest into death of London girl could boost air pollution fight

Ella – a vibrant and playful Londoner who loved gymnastics, swimming and football – was just nine years old when she died. For the first six years of her life, Ella was the picture of health. Everything changed after she picked up a bad chest infection in October 2010.
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22/09/2018

The Guardian – Invisible killer: how one girl’s tragic death could change the air pollution story

In a far-reaching human rights case, Ella Kissi-Debrah could become the first person to have toxic air given as their cause of death – and finally make this silent killer visible
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