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human rights

pl.n.
The basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are considered to be entitled, often held to include the rights to life, liberty, equality, and a fair trial, freedom from slavery and torture, and freedom of thought and expression.

human rights

pl n
(Sociology) the rights of individuals to liberty, justice, etc

hu′man rights′


n.pl.
fundamental rights, esp. those believed to belong to an individual and in whose exercise a government may not interfere, as the rights to speak, associate, and work.
[1785–95]
Translations
drets humans
lidská práva
menneskerettighedermenneskerettighederne
ihmisoikeudet
droits de l'hommedroits de l’homme
זכויות האדם
ljudska prava
emberi jogok
hak asasi manusia
mannréttindi
人権
인권
mensenrechtenrechten van de mens
ľudské práva
mänskliga rättigheter
สิทธิของมนุษย์
права людини
nhân quyền

human rights

npldiritti mpl dell'uomo

human rights

حُقُوقُ الإِنْسَانُ lidská práva menneskerettigheder Menschenrechte ανθρώπινα δικαιώματα derechos humanos ihmisoikeudet droits de l'Homme ljudska prava diritti umani 人権 인권 mensenrechten menneskerettigheter prawa człowieka direitos humanos права человека mänskliga rättigheter สิทธิของมนุษย์ insan hakları nhân quyền 人权
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The African Heritage Institution (Afri-Heritage) has advised media, Civil Society Organisations (CSO) and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) to fight human rights abuse in the society.
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The United States sanctioned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time accusing him of human rights abuse. On Wednesday, the Obama administration announced the blacklisting of Kim and top officials in his reclusive government as he aggressively moves forward with his nuclear and ballistic missile programs despite warnings.
21 (Allafrica) Liberia's relatively young Independent National Commission on Human Rights (INCHR) is about to test its "milk teeth" as it prepares to launch an investigation into the first major case of human rights abuse filed against the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
Cuba, Zimbabwe, and Saudi Arabia have been named to the five-member group called the Working Group on Situations, which is the screening panel that decides which accusations of human rights abuse will be scrutinized by the UN Human Rights Commission.
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A commission should be set up to advise on how to bring the perpetrators of human rights abuse to justice, said the report, which gives a detailed breakdown of human rights abuses over the past 23 years.
Conscripts who attempt to escape their service face imprisonment, torture, and other forms of human rights abuse. Their family members also face harassment and reprisal" the report said.
"Such cases [of forced conversion] deal with one of the biggest human rights abuse problems," Peter Jacob of the Bishops' Peace and Justice Commission told Asia News.

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