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Your Rights

The Universal Declaration was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 10 December 1948. Motivated by the experiences of the preceding world wars, the Universal Declaration was the first time that countries agreed on a comprehensive statement of inalienable human rights.

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1: Born free & Equal

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

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2: Don't Discriminate

Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or...

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3: The Right to Life

This right shall be protected by law and, in general, from the moment of conception. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his life. Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person...

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4: No Slavery

Your right not to be held in slavery or servitude, or made to do forced labour. Slavery is when someone actually owns you like a piece of property.

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5: No Torture

TORTURE.—For the purposes of this Act— (1) the term "torture" means any act, directed against an individual in the offender's custody or physical control, by which severe pain or suffering

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6: Universal Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Universal Declaration) is an international document that states basic rights and fundamental freedoms to which all...

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7: Equal Before The Law

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) states that "All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law."

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8: Protected By Law

Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by the competent national tribunals for acts violating the fundamental rights granted him by the constitution or by law.

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9: No Unfair Detainment

Unfair detainment has taken place in every continent. In every country there is someone who is unjustly put in prison. No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile

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10: The Right to Trial

The aim of the right is to ensure the proper administration of justice. As a minimum the right to fair trial includes the following fair trial rights in civil and criminal proceedings...

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11: Innocent Till Proven Guilty

The presumption of innocence is the principle that one is considered innocent unless proven guilty. It is sometimes referred to by the Latin expression Ei incumbit probatio qui dicit, non qui negat

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12: Right to Privacy

The right to privacy protects you against unnecessary and heavy-handed state surveillance and intrusion into your personal life. The right to privacy can only be limited by law...

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13: Freedom to Move

Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each State. “2. Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.”

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14: Right to Asylum

The right of asylum is an ancient juridical concept, under which a person persecuted by their own country may be protected by another sovereign authority.

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15: Right to a Nationality

“[e]veryone has the right to a nationality” and that “[n]o one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his nationality nor denied the right to change his nationality.”

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16: Marriage & Family

Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family.

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17: Right to Ownership

Ownership of property may be private, collective, or common, and the property may be of objects, land or real estate.

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18: Freedom of Thought

Freedom of thought (also called freedom of conscience or ideas) is the freedom of an individual to hold or consider a fact...

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19: Freedom of Expression

Freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public authority and regardless of frontiers.

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20: Right to Public Assembly

Right or ability of people to come together and collectively express, promote, pursue, and defend their collective or shared ideas.

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21: Right to Democracy

Democracy is a system of rule by laws, not by individuals. In a democracy, the rule of law protects the rights of citizens, maintains order...

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22: Social Security

The right to social security is recognized as a human right and establishes the right to social security assistance for those unable to work due to sickness...

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23: Workers' Rights

Labor rights or workers' rights are a group of legal rights and claimed human rights having to do with labor relations between workers and their employers.

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24: Right to Play

Everyone has the right to rest and leisure, including reasonable limitation of working ... This is where our 24th human right, the right to play comes into play.

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25: Food and Shelter For All

Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services.

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26: Right to Education

Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory.

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27: Copyright

Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits.

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28: Fair and Free World

Everyone is entitled to a social and international order in which the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration can be fully realized.

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29: Responsibility

Everyone has duties to the community in which alone the free and full development of his personality is possible.In the exercise of his rights.

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30: No One Can Take Away Your Rights

Nothing in this Declaration may be interpreted as implying for any State, group or person any right to engage in any activity or to perform any act...

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