Author: Ip Tsz Yan Natalie, BBA (Law) IV; HKU

Date: 7/8/10

The Supreme Court of Bangladesh, Dr. Mohiuddin Farooque v Bangladesh

“(The right to life) encompasses within its ambit, the protection and preservation of environment, ecological balance free from pollution of air and water, sanitation without which, life can hardly be enjoyed. Any act or omission contrary thereto will be violative of the said right to life.”

See Also

  1. The right to life - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
  2. Interpreting the right to life – Supreme Court of Pakistan