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4 judgments found.


Benali v Libya

Country: Libya
Year: 2012
Court: United Nations Human Rights Committee
Citation: Communication No. 1805/2008
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to bodily integrity, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to life
Facts:

On 9 August 1995, B, a Libyan citizen, was arrested by the Libyan Internal Security Agency and held in secret detention at Abu Slim prison. In September 2000, B’s relatives were informed that B was alive and allowed to visit him in prison. During those visits, B told his relatives he had been regularly tortured …Read more

Tags: Abuse, Cruel treatment, Custody, Degrading treatment, Detainee, Detention, Forced disappearance, Humiliating treatment, Imprisonment, Incarceration, Inhuman treatment, Jail, Prison conditions, Solitary confinement, Torture
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Nenova et al. v. Libya

Country: Libya
Year: 2012
Court: United Nations Human Rights Committee
Citation: Communication No. 1880/2009
Health Topics: HIV/AIDS, Medical malpractice, Prisons, Public safety
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Freedom of religion, Right to bodily integrity, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to life
Facts:

Four out of the five claimants in this case arrived in Libya between February 1998 and February 1999 to work as members of a Bulgarian medical team at Al-Fatah pediatrics hospital; the other claimant had arrived in Libya in 1991 and had been working at a different hospital. On 9 February 1999, the authors together …Read more

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N.S. Nenova et al. v Libya

Country: Libya
Year: 2012
Court: Human Rights Committee
Citation: N.S. Nenova et al. v Libya CCPR/C/104/D/1880/2009
Facts:

FACTS All the authors save one who had arrived in 1999, all arrived in Libya between February 1998 and 1999 to work as members of a Bulgarian medical team at al-Fatah paediatric hospital in Benghazi. The authors were arrested by Libyan police & charged with murder on suspicion of having infected 393 children with HIV …Read more

Tags: Cruel treatment, Imprisonment, Inhuman treatment, Inmate, Torture, Unfair trial
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El-Megreisi v. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Country: Libya
Year: 1994
Court: United Nations Human Rights Committee
Citation: Communication No. 440/1990
Health Topics: Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to liberty and security of person
Facts:

El-Megreisi (E) alleged that his family home was searched at dawn by the security police and that his brother, having been asked to leave with them to assist in an unspecified security matter, never returned. He also alleged that after over three years had elapsed, his brother’s wife was allowed to visit him in a …Read more

Tags: Cruel and unusual punishment, Cruel treatment, Detainee, Detention, Forced disappearance, Inhuman treatment, Torture
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