Origin of human rights
Examples from the Web for human rights
There have been at least 50 cases similar to the bathhouse raid in the last 18 months, human-rights groups estimate.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays|Bel Trew|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the director of Freedom Now, I hold Intigam Aliyev in high esteem and have long respected his work as a human-rights lawyer.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many prominent Congolese human-rights activists consider minerals to be at the heart of the perpetration of atrocities.Aaron Rodgers Takes Aim at Congo’s ‘Blood Minerals’ War|John Prendergast|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Human-rights groups, however, said most of those arrested were released for lack of evidence.
He patiently explains that overheating prisoners is not just a human-rights issue.Here’s a Reform Even the Koch Brothers and George Soros Can Agree On|Tina Brown|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for human rights
Culture definitions for human rights
Freedom from arbitrary interference or restriction by governments. The term encompasses largely the same rights called civil liberties or civil rights but often suggests rights that have not been recognized.