Ombudsman: Pollution is Violation of Human Rights

Brdo pri Kranju, 19 May - A conference on the environment and human rights opened in Brdo pri Kranju on Wednesday with Human Rights Ombudsman Zdenka Cebasek Travnik stressing that everyone had the right to a healthy living environment. Pollution is a violation of the rights of individuals and families, she noted.

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European Environment Commissioner Janez Potocnik addressing the opening of a conference on the environment and human rights hosted by her office.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

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Environment and Spatial Planning Minister Roko Zarnic addressing the opening of a conference on the environment and human rights hosted by her office.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

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Human Rights Ombudsman Zdenka Cebasek Travnik addressing the opening of a conference on the environment and human rights hosted by her office.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
Human Rights Ombudsman Zdenka Cebasek Travnik addressing the opening of a conference on the environment and human rights hosted by her office.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

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The opening of a conference on the environment and human rights hosted by the Office of the Ombudsman.
Pictured: Human Rights Ombudsman Zdenka Cebasek Travnik (left) and President Danilo Tuerk (second from the left).
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
The opening of a conference on the environment and human rights hosted by the Office of the Ombudsman.
Pictured: President Danilo Tuerk.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
The opening of a conference on the environment and human rights hosted by the Office of the Ombudsman.
Pictured: Human Rights Ombudsman Zdenka Cebasek Travnik (left) and President Danilo Tuerk (centre).
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
The opening of a conference on the environment and human rights hosted by the Office of the Ombudsman.
Pictured: President Danilo Tuerk (centre).
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
The opening of a conference on the environment and human rights hosted by the Office of the Ombudsman.
Pictured: President Danilo Tuerk (left) and Human Rights Ombudsman Zdenka Cebasek Travnik (second from the left).
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
The opening of a conference on the environment and human rights hosted by the Office of the Ombudsman.
Pictured: President Danilo Tuerk (left) and Human Rights Ombudsman Zdenka Cebasek Travnik.
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

Brdo pri Kranju
The opening of a conference on the environment and human rights hosted by the Office of the Ombudsman.
Pictured: President Danilo Tuerk (left).
Photo: Tina Kosec/STA

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