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human rights

noun as in rights of man

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“If there are going to be victims of platform-enabled human rights violations,” Warner said, “that should not be thrown out” of court.

Afterward, one of the three people was arrested, and the brothers of one of the others were arrested, according to human rights groups.

This is a really threatening situation for human rights defenders and all political activists.

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Palladino’s clients ran the gamut from international marijuana traffickers and sexual predators to human rights organizations and Hollywood stars.

It’s also important to consider the ethics of using videos to report potentially illegal acts or human rights violations.

There have been at least 50 cases similar to the bathhouse raid in the last 18 months, human-rights groups estimate.

He is a true advocate for human rights who has paid a horrible price for standing up against the Assad dictatorship.

He challenged the very core of the Iranian theocracy and demanded respect for basic human rights.

As the director of Freedom Now, I hold Intigam Aliyev in high esteem and have long respected his work as a human-rights lawyer.

Every day, more and more human-rights activists are coming to to find help.

It was the greatest and most powerful enemy of human rights.

In our glorious Revolution we do not think of revenge; we only seek to strike at the enemies of human rights.

"If men in these days open their mouths to speak for their human rights it's a disturbance," retorted the demagogue.

Only a superior man could brush time-honored rules aside so curtly and stand on his human rights so surely.

At present all three seem mainly indifferent to any question of human rights under the Constitution.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to human rights, such as: civil rights, civil liberties, constitutional rights, natural rights, rights of citizenship, and unalienable rights.

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