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(law) any basic right or freedom to which all human beings are entitled and in whose exercise a government may not interfere (including rights to life and liberty as well as freedom of thought and expression and equality before the law)

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Moreover, Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Material on human rights issues has been developed as a part of public awareness programme.
The plans for the conference were shared by Secretary Ministry of Human Rights Rabiya Javeri Agha with the media on Sunday.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was an influential document, which served as the basis for several treaties signed by more than 100 countries.
He said threats and intimidation of witnesses hamper investigations on human rights violations in the region.
It called for "prompt, independent, impartial and effective" investigation into the killings of human rights defenders.
The Geneva-based council is mandated to promote and protect human rights and prevent HR violations.
The committee stressed in a statement released today that it will continue to work professionally in accordance with international law and the Paris Principles and shall always remain biased towards victims and human rights issues.
Amnesty International Philippines is appalled at President Duterte's statement that the work being done by human rights defenders only helps the drug problem proliferate.
The study, which included a survey of 152 major companies, showed that only 51 per cent of companies performed a dedicated human rights due diligence assessment which encompassed the full range of a companys human rights obligations.
Historical scholarship on human rights has been critiqued for using history to affirm the inevitable rise of human rights.
The Iranian judicial delegation, headed by Secretary of Iran's Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani, will attend the 31st Meeting of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.
Next, the Executive Director of TUHR delivered a presentation on artist rights as human rights at the Artists Music Guild annual convention.
The Human Rights Enterprise: Political Sociology, State Power, and Social Movements, Cambridge: UK, Polity Press, 2015.
Manama, May 13 (BNA): The National Institution of Human Rights (NIHR) received the second batch of students in the Royal Academy Police (RAP)'s Human Rights Diploma as part of field visits organised by the Royal Academy of Police for ministries,
MANAMA, Dec 29 (KUNA) -- Bahraini Council of Representatives Speaker Ahmad bin Ibrahim Al-Mulla emphasized that the GCC countries have cut a long path in human rights field at international, regional and local levels due to their interest in this file.
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