Essay about Restoring Human Rights : Freedom Of Opinion And Expression

1866 Words Nov 30th, 2016 8 Pages
English 100
Professor Kaufman
1 December 2016
Restoring Human Rights “Human rights are not a privilege granted by the few, they are a liberty entitled to all, and human rights, by definition, include the rights of all humans, those in the dawn of life, the dusk of life or the shadows of life”, stated Kay Granger. The United States has a document called Universal Declaration of Human Rights which represents different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world. The declaration consists of thirty articles which includes the right to life and liberty freedom from slavery and torture, freedom of opinion and expression, the right to work and get an education. Every individual is entitled to the same right without discrimination of any kind. These freedoms are believed to belong to every individual whatever their nationally, sex, color, religion, national or ethnic, or language is. Despite the appeals of human rights, it is also seen by many as lacking in foundation. Human Rights impact occurs when an action removes or reduces the ability to an individual to enjoy his or her human rights. Human Rights are freedoms that are custom to impose standards to everyone without discrimination; however, human rights are taken for granted and they need to be protected and secured around the world. Many people argue that human rights treaties remain common as rights violations. In Eric Posner New York Times article, he argues that human rights law is too…

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