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3 judgments found.

Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, et al. v. Egypt

Country: Egypt
Year: 2011
Court: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
Citation: Comm. No. 334/06
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to life

Three individuals (‘the victims’) were arrested, detained, interrogated, tried and sentenced to death by the Egyptian authorities for their alleged involvement in the 2004 and 2005 bomb attacks on tourist resorts in the Sinai Peninsula. The victims argued that in the course of these proceedings Egypt violated their rights to be free from torture and …Read more

Tags: Abuse, Access to health care, Access to treatment, Cruel treatment, Degrading treatment, Detainee, Detention, Examination, Execution, Inhuman treatment, Terrorism, Torture
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Nabieh Taha Muhammad al-Bahy, et al. v. President of the Republic, et al.

Country: Egypt
Year: 2008
Court: State Council, Court of Administrative Justice, First Circuit
Citation: Cases no. 21550/61, 21665/61, 22912/61, 23003/61, 25752/61, and 25857/61
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life, Right to social security

On March 21, 2007, the Egyptian Prime Minister issued a Decision (“The Decision”), no. 637/2007, establishing the Egyptian Holding Company for Health Care (“The Holding Company”). The Decision transferred the assets of the Public Health Insurance Organization’s (“HIO”) hospitals and clinics to The Holding Company and its affiliates, declaring the assets privately owned by the …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Budget, Clinics, Health expenditures, Health facilities, Health funding, Health insurance, Health spending, Private hospitals, Public hospitals
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Yasser Mohamed Salah, et al. v. Egypt

Country: Egypt
Year: 2002
Court: UN Human Rights Council's Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
Citation: Opinion No. 7/2002 (Egypt); E/CN.4/2003/8/Add.1 at 68
Health Topics: Informed consent, Sexual and reproductive health, Violence
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to liberty and security of person

At least 55 men were arrested in Cairo on grounds of their sexual orientation during a police raid of a discotheque. The raid occurred after undercover officers entered the bar and observed and filmed dancing. The police targeted men who appeared to be homosexuals or who were not accompanied by women. One man was slapped …Read more

Tags: Assault, Buggery, Compulsory examination, Forced examination, Gay, Homosexual, Involuntary examination, Law enforcement, LGBTI, Mandatory testing, Non-consensual testing and treatment, Sexual orientation, Sodomy
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