Importance Of Human Rights

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Human Rights
Every individual born is supposed to have some fundamental rights to enjoy during his lifetime and these are often termed as the key rights. There are two basic categories to define those namely 1) Absolute Rights and 2) Qualified Rights. Scholars are of the view that the ‘absolute rights’ are the basic rights that include the right to live and the right not to be subjected to inhumane treatment. ‘Qualified rights’ may cover freedom of thought, conscience, religion, opinion, freedom of association and assembly, and to which their importance in a society is respectful of human rights in general. However, if seen in a broader perspective these rights extend to the freedom of speech, access to press and media, the freedom to choose a way of living i.e. a religion, access to adequate information, education, freedom to hold and become a part of gatherings and a right (under certain conditions) to carry a weapon for safeguard purposes as and when required. Each individual also wishes to enjoy the freedom of expression (i.e. speech, thought, emotions) and is allowed to convey those in a respectable manner without hurting the emotions and feelings of others.

The idea of human rights is very simple yet it is powerful: that people have every right to be treated with respect. All human beings irrespective of their nationality, place of living, sex, race, creed, colour, religion, language, or any other status is entitled to enjoy human rights without discrimination. These

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