The Human Rights to Water and Sanitation in Courts Worldwide: A Selection of National, Regional and International Case Law

February 22, 2016 - Under LAW & REGULATIONS

This compilation of case law shows that judges are increasingly willing to apply the human rights to water and sanitation. In doing so, the judiciary may base judgments explicitly on the rights to water and/or sanitation. In other cases, judges arrive at the conclusion that other human rights are rendered meaningless without at least minimum levels of water and sanitation services.
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