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 (ĭn-āl′yə-nə-bəl, -ā′lē-ə-)
That cannot be transferred to another or others: inalienable rights.

in·al′ien·a·bil′i·ty n.
in·al′ien·a·bly adv.
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Consequently, while Tsilhqot'in confirms that Aboriginal title is protected by rules of inalienability where third parties are concerned, the law seems to be open to the idea that both the federal and provincial Crown can still determine who has the right to develop and financially benefit from the use of Title lands, through infringement.
The First World War may be a hundred years behind us, but the inalienability of the rights of all human beings, respect for freedom and democracy, are as relevant today as they were then.
Locke believed in the inalienability of freedom and its central role in a fulfilling human life.
This has led to an erosion of fundamental rights, as the principles of inalienability and universality undergirding them are set aside when there is growing impunity, even justification, for attacks on critics.
(64) This conclusion implies a reconceptualization of at least some of these inalienability rules that are conventionally perceived as prima facie troubling measures, which are only contingently justified, subject to the development of better technologies (such as the ones discussed above) for ameliorating impeding rationality deficiencies or overcoming other pertinent market failures.
And in so doing, she would be speaking for all those who believe in the inalienability of fundamental rights and freedoms.
John Simmons describes human rights as 'those natural rights that are innate and that cannot be lost that is, they cannot be given away, forfeited, or taken away.' Thus, human rights, will have the properties of universality, independence (from social or legal recognition), naturalness, inalienability, nonforfeitability, and imprescriptibility.
Like Nozick, we believe Rawls' defense of equality jeopardizes the inalienability of liberty in his thought.
UNFPA's work is inspired by this landmark document and its founding principles of universality and inalienability. Human rights are both specific goals and guiding principles for all we do.
They raised the red flag of inalienability of cultural property in French museums and archives.
"Despite that the French government is well aware that the Azerbaijani community of the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan was subject to an ethnic cleansing and fundamental rights of its members were grossly violated, France ignores such unilateral and separatist steps, violates the principles of inalienability of human rights and equality," the statement reads.