5 judgments found.

Cordella and Others v. Italy

Country:
Year: 2019
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: ECHR 029 (2019)
Facts:

The applicants were 180 individuals who lived or have lived in the municipality of Taranto and the neighbouring areas, in Italy. They filed a case against Ilva’s Taranto Plant (an industrial steelworks complex) (hereinafter ‘the factory’) for serious ecological harm caused due to the harmful emissions from its plant which has impacted the health of …Read more

Tags: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Environmental health, public health, Public safety, Right to Clean Environment, Right to Family Life, Right to Life
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International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) v. Greece

Country: Greece
Year: 2013
Court: European Committee of Social Rights
Citation: Complaint No. 72/2011
Facts:

The Complainant, International Federation for Human Rights Leagues, filed a complaint against Greece, alleging violation of Article 11 of the European Social Charter which guarantees protection to the right to health, in its failure to eliminate or reduce the harmful effects of pollution in the River Asopos caused by the discharge of industrial waste, which …Read more

Tags: Environmental health, Health information, Right to Health, sanitation and hygiene, Water
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Dubetska and Others v Ukraine

Country:
Year: 2011
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 30499/03
Facts:

The applicants were eleven Ukrainian nationals residing in Vilshyna in the Lviv region of Ukraine had. They filed the case against the Ukranian Government (hereinafter ‘the Government’) alleging the failure of the state authorities to protect their home, private and family life from the excessive pollution generated by two state-owned industrial facilities. The facilities had …Read more

Tags: Environmental health, Right to Clean Environment, Right to Family Life, Right to Privacy, water sanitation hygiene
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Medaing v. Ramu Nico Management (MCC) Ltd

Country:
Year: 2011
Court: National Court of Justice, Papua New Guinea
Citation: [2011] PGNC 95; N4340
Health Topics: Water, sanitation and hygiene
Human Rights: Right to a clean environment
Facts:

The plaintiffs, who had an interest in the land and sea areas affected by the Ramu Nickel Project (the Project) constructed by Ramu Nicko Management (MCC) Ltd (RNM), sought a permanent injunction to restrain RNM from operating a deep-sea tailings placement (DSTP) system. In the alternative, the plaintiffs sought a declaration that they must be …Read more

Tags: Environmental health, Right to water and sanitation, sanitation and hygiene
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Hamid Khan vs State of M.P. And Ors.

Country: India
Year: 1997
Court: Madhya Pradesh
Citation: AIR 1997 MP 191
Facts:

A Public Interest Litigation under Article 226 of the Constitution of India was filed by a public-spirited advocate of Mandala, alleging the State Government of apathy and gross negligence in not supplying clean drinking water from hands pumps, which has caused into colossal damage to the village population resulting into bone/skeletal deformities and dental issues. …Read more

Tags: Disabilities, Environmental health, Public safety, Right to a Clean Environment, Right to Health, Right to Life, Right to water and sanitation, sanitation and hygiene, Water
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