European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF) v. the Czech Republic

Country: Czech Republic
Year: 2016
Court: European Committee of Social Rights
Citation: Complaint No. 104/2014
Facts:

The complainant, European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF), filed a complaint against the respondent, the Czech Republic, alleging violation of Article 16 of the European Social Charter, 1961, which provides for right of the family to social, legal and economic protection, on the grounds that Roma people suffered from a lack of accessible housing, residential …Read more

Tags: Child and adolescent health, Freedom from Discrimination, Health care and health services, Health information, Health systems and financing, Infectious diseases, Poverty, Right to a Clean Environment, Right to Health, right to housing, Right to water and sanitation, sanitation and hygiene, Water
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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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