European Social Charter

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) lodges a complaint against Greece

 International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) v. Greece, Complaint No. 72/2011

[09/08/2011] The complaint was registered on 8 July 2011.

It concerns the effects of massive environmental pollution on the health of persons living near the Asopos river  and the industrial area of Inofyta, located 50 km north of Athens.

The complainant organisation alleges that the State has not taken sufficient measures to eliminate or reduce these dangerous effects and to ensure the right to health protection, in violation of Article 11 (right to health) of the Social Charter.

Complaint No.72/2011 (French only)