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human rights,

n.pl the legal and moral rights recognized by national and international laws.
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Talbott's defense of basic human rights is framed within the context of moral realism.
DPJ lawmakers decided last week on alternative bills involving a proposed basic law on dealing with emergencies, including minimizing restrictions on basic human rights in contingencies, requiring prior Diet approval over important matters and setting up an emergency management agency.
These states generally grossly violate the basic human rights of their citizens.
But the return of their basic human rights could give the women of Afghanistan a chance to help rebuild their country.
He stood in front of a line of tanks in Tiananmen Square to protest the violation of basic human rights in China.
The letter cites the deadly violence used by the Iranian government against its citizens saying "the use of force to intimidate the public and stifle peaceful demonstrations is an affront to basic human rights.
Muhammad Farooq Rehmani said the Jammu and Kashmir continued to groan under blind army and police laws repugnant to basic human rights principles, and the inhabitants were being treated as slaves and serfs by the establishment.
ABBOTTABAD -- Chief JUI-F Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said Pakistan Protection Ordinance (PPO) was in contravention of basic human rights.
He noted in his petition that Musharraf's basic right of movement was being affected due to the travel restriction as according to basic human rights a person could move freely.
She is an inspiration for people around the world of all ages to confront tyranny and advocate for the most basic human rights.
I don't think the City of Los Angeles should award contracts to companies such as Nokia and Siemens who participate in the violation of basic human rights including the right to free speech and privacy," Ebadi said.
But campaigners are concerned that some basic human rights are being forgotten, particularly in the asylum process.

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