The Preamble Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights

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own cultural identity, language and values, for national values of the country in which the child is living, the country from which he or she may originates and for civilization different from his or her own and the preparation of the child for responsible life in a free society, in the spirit of understanding, peace, tolerance, equality of sexes and friendship amount all people, ethnic, national and religious groups and persons of indigenous origin.

The preamble of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognises the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable right of all members of the human family as the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world. Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous
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Some writers even question the expression “Human Rights” because, to them. It is a exist version since human is marked by the presence of man, so a person. Thus Baxi prefers te word “huper” in place of “human”. Therefore human rights become “huper rights”. 2 Some definitions are given below. According to Boutros Boutros- Ghali, the former Secretary General of the United Nations, human rights constitute a “common language of humanity”. Milne argues that rights are simply what every human being owes to every other human being and as such represent universal moral obligations. These rights can be summarized as the right to life, to freedom from unprovoked violence and arbitrary coercion, to be dealt with honestly. To receive aid and in distress and to be respected as a human …show more content…
As per Basu, human rights are those minimum rights which every individual must have against the state or other public authority by virtue of his being a member of the human family, irrespective of any other considerations.
A very comprehensive definition of human rights is to be found in the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 enacted by our Parliament. Under Section 2(1)(d), human rights mean the rights relating to life, liberty, equality and dignity of the individual guranteed by the Constituion or embodied in the International Covenants and enforceable by Courts in India.”
Human rights, as such, are those rights which an individual being an individual is entitled to and which in a civilized society are recognized and freedom, equality and liberty. In International law, this core content is evidenced in the Charter of the United Nations. The “peoples of the United and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and

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