2 judgments found.

Zogo Andela v. Cameroon

Country: Cameroon
Year: 2016
Court: United Nations Human Rights Committee
Citation: CCPR/C/121/D/2764/2016
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Prisons
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to health
Facts:

The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) is a treaty by which its parties commit to preserving certain human and political rights. The First Optional Protocol of the Covenant allows for individuals to bring complaints, referred to as communications, against state parties to the Protocol that have allegedly violated articles of the ICCPR. …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Cruel treatment, Custody, Detainee, Detention, due process, health care services, Imprisonment, Incarceration, Jail, Prison, Prison conditions, Right to Fair Trial
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Kindler v. Canada (Minister of Justice)

Country: Canada
Year: 1991
Court: Supreme Court of Canada
Citation: File No. 21321
Health Topics: Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to bodily integrity, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to life
Facts:

On November 15 1983, the appellant (Kindler) was found guilty of first degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and kidnapping in the State of Pennsylvania. Following his conviction, the jury heard further evidence and recommended the imposition of the death penalty. Before the formal imposition of the sentence, Kindler escaped from prison and fled to …Read more

Tags: due process, right to dignity, Right to Life
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