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5 judgments found.


M.S.S. v. Belgium and Greece

Country: Greece
Year: 2011
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: M.S.S. v. Belg. & Greece, App. No. 30696/09, Eur. Ct. H.R. (2011).
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Mental health, Prisons, Violence
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to life
Facts:

The applicant is an Afghan male who in early 2008 fled war-stricken Kabul, where he claimed to have feared for his life as a result of his service as a translator for international air force troops based in that city. The applicant first entered Greece, where Greek authorities entered his fingerprints into the common European …Read more

Tags: Assault, Asylum, Custody, Degrading treatment, Detainee, Detention, Humiliating treatment, Imprisonment, Incarceration, Inmate, Prison conditions, Refugees
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Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights (MFHR) v. Greece

Country: Greece
Year: 2005
Court: European Committee of Social Rights
Citation: Complaint No.30/2005
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Environmental health, Health information, Occupational health
Human Rights: Right to favorable working conditions, Right to health
Facts:

The plaintiff alleges that Greece failed to comply with its obligation to protect public health against air pollution of the  European Social Charter by allowing the operate of lignite mines and power stations without taking all necessary steps to reduce this impact. The MFHR bases its claim on studies of particulate matter that show that …Read more

Tags: Air pollution, Asthma, Awareness, Environmental degradation, Health education, Job safety, Lung disease, Occupational accident, Occupational health and safety, Pollution, Safe working conditions, Workers' compensation
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Bekos and Koutropoulos v. Greece

Country: Greece
Year: 2005
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application no. 15250/02
Health Topics: Prisons, Violence
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
Facts:

On 8 May 1998, the applicants, who were Greek nationals of Roma origin, were arrested by three police officers for the attempted burglary of a kiosk. The applicants claimed that they were physically abused while being interrogated in custody and could hear each other screaming; they also claimed that they were threatened with sexual assault …Read more

Tags: Assault, Cruel and unusual punishment, Cruel treatment, Custody, Degrading treatment, Detainee, Detention, Humiliating treatment, Law enforcement, Police, Sexual assault
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Idryma Koinonikon Asfaliseon (IKA) v. Vasilios Ioannidis

Country: Greece
Year: 2003
Court: European Court of Justice
Citation: C-326/00
Health Topics: Aging, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom of movement and residence, Right to social security
Facts:

During his stay in Germany, Mr. Ioannidis, a resident of Greece, was admitted to a clinic to undergo a catheterization with a heart catheter for pains in his thorax due to angina pectoris. Mr. Ioannidis had an old-age pension from the social security organization IKA. Mr. Ioannidis requested the German sickness fund to pay for …Read more

Tags: Aged persons, Elderly, Emergency care, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Heart disease, Older persons, Reimbursement, Senior citizens, Social security
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Kyrtatos v. Greece

Country: Greece
Year: 2003
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Kyrtatos v. Greece, App. No. 41666/98, 40 Eur. H.R. Rep. 16 (2005).
Health Topics: Environmental health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to family life, Right to privacy
Facts:

First and second applicants, both Greek nationals, were mother and son, respectively. They owned real property that included a swamp by the coast in Ayios Yiannis. During their ownership, the prefect of Cyclades redrew the boundaries of Ayios Yiannis on the basis of which the town-planning authority of Syros issued building permits for the area …Read more

Tags: Environmental degradation
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