6 judgments found.

CASE OF TAMAŠAUSKAS AND RADZEVIČIUS v. LITHUANIA

Country: Lithuania
Year: 2018
Court: The European Court of Human Rights
Citation: [2018] ECHR 838
Facts:

The case originated in two applications against the Republic of Lithuania lodged with the European Court of Human Rights Cour under Article 34 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (hereinafter “the Convention”) by two Lithuanian nationals, Mr Osvaldas Tamašauskas (“the first applicant”) and Mr Haroldas Radzevičius (“the second applicant”). …Read more

Tags: Freedom from Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment, prisons
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Mwewa et al. v Zambia (Attorney General) et al.

Country: Zambia
Year: 2017
Court: High Court of Zambia
Citation: [2017] ZMHC 77
Facts:

The petitioners, Gordon Maddox Mwewa, Mulima Santa Kasote, and Sylvester Katontoka were involuntarily detained in Chainama Hills Hospital following periods of mental health issues. Out of the three petitioners, Kasote and Katontoka were arrested and detained by police officers according to the Mental Disorders Act. They filed the petition before the High Court of Zambia …Read more

Tags: Freedom from Discrimination, Freedom from Torture and Cruel, Health care and health services, Informed consent, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment, Mental health, prisons, Public safety, Right to Health, Right to Liberty and Security of Person, Right to Property, violence
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Hallo Bi @ Halima W/O Aamin v. State of Madhya Pradesh & two Others

Country: India
Year: 2013
Court: High Court of Madhya Pradesh
Citation: 2013SCCONLINEMP445
Facts:

The petitioner in the present case was a pregnant woman, languishing in jail for allegedly committing murder under Section 302 of the Indian Penal code, of Usman, who forced her into prostitution and committed rape on her. An application for termination of her pregnancy was rejected by the Chief Judicial Magistrate and therefore the case …Read more

Tags: Informed consent, Mental health, prisons, Right to bodily integrity, Right to Liberty and Security of Person, Sexual and reproductive health, violence
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Jasinskis v. Latvia

Country: Latvia
Year: 2011
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application no. 45744/08
Facts:

The applicant, Mr. Aleksandrs Jasinskis filed an application against the respondent, the Republic of Latvia after the applicant’s son had died in police custody. He filed the application under Article 34 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. Article 34 provides a right to victims whose rights have been violated …Read more

Tags: Disabilities, Freedom from Torture and Cruel, Health care and health services, Inhuman, prisons, Right to Health, Right to Life
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Pitalev v. Russia

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Year: 2009
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application no. 34393/03
Facts:

The case originated as an application against the Russian Federation filed with the Court under Article 34 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (hereinafter the Convention) by a Russian national, Mr. Sergey Gennadyevich Pitalev ( hereinafter the applicant) in 2003. The primary concern is the case was about the …Read more

Tags: Diet and nutrition: Food safety, Freedom from Torture and Cruel, Health care and health services, Hospitals, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment, prisons, water sanitation and hygiene
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CASE OF TADEVOSYAN v. ARMENIA

Country: Armenia
Year: 2008
Court: The European Court of Human Rights (Third Section),
Citation: Application no. 41698/04
Facts:

The applicant, Mr. Myasnik Tadevosyan, was a regional leader of the opposition party. He was arrested twice in 2004 and sentenced to ten-day detention each time for disobeying official orders and for using foul language with an officer. The applicant alleged that the arrest had been orchestrated to prevent him from participating in political demonstrations …Read more

Tags: Freedom from Torture and Cruel, Health care and health services, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment, prisons, Right to Due Process/Fair Trial, Right to Liberty and Security of Person, sanitation and hygiene, Water
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