Human Rights are rights that are ours simply because we are human. Many famous organizations have devoted their interests to these rights.
by Irish socialist May 21, 2005
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noun, countable usually plural
1) a basic right that every person should have to be treated in a fair equal way without cruelty
2) the U.N. Commission on Human Rights
a Commission of the United Nations and whose members include China, Libya, Senegal, Sudan, and Zimbabwe all of which are notorious for gross violations of human rights
Mr. Doudou Diene (Senegal), Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights, was invited to Japan by the International Institute of the Juche Idea, a pro-Pyongyang organization. Go to North Korea!
by Shineya Chong November 10, 2005
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Depending on your ideology, they're the basic rights to life, liberty, and acquiring/owning property, etc. you get from God that can't be taken away ("inalienable") or similar rights that are granted to you by (but CANNOT be exercised contrary to the will of) the United Nations.
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights..."

Thomas Jefferson - Declaration of Independence - July 4, 1776

"These rights and freedoms may in no case be exercised contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations."

United Nations - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights - December 10, 1948
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The reasons why human civilization stopped and humans turned to be retarded, idiotic, spoiled, special snowflake beings
You know why in Good Old Days there's so much innovation? Because human rights is low even non-existent
Your wristwatch, heliocentric theory, hip-hop, Ziplock, jazz, Pilates gym, O Holy Night, Silent Night, hipster culture, Aufklarung, Time Zone, and feminism emerged on the era when human rights is a delusion

Long story short, Human Rights and Progress don't go hand in hand
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