Rights
Rights are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people, according to some lega...
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Escaping from North Korea in search of freedom | Yeonmi Park | One Young World
Speech from Yeonmi Park telling her story of life in North Korea and calls for action against such human rights violators. If you want to help us bring the w...
Amal Clooney: Do not let Iraq be another Rwanda
Addressing UN member states, human rights lawyer and activist Amal Clooney has called for action on ISIS genocide crimes in Iraq. Report by Sarah Duffy.
Syrian Children Hold Pokemon Pictures In The Hope People Will Find Them And Save Them
Photos of Syrian children holding pictures of Pokemon characters and asking the world to save them have been circulating the internet. The images, published on Facebook, show young Syrians looking dej...
Jane Goodall Responds To Harambe's Death: 'It Looked As Though The Gorilla Was Putting An Arm Around The Child'
In an email to Cincinnati Zoo director Thane Maynard, Goodall expresses her condolences over the difficult choice
Nestle Admits To Slave Labor, May Prompt Other Companies To Come Clean
Nestle's admission that slave labour is used to produce its seafood sourced from Thailand sets an example for other companies who need to join forces to push the Thai government to clean up its supply...
Japan To Resume Whaling In Antarctic Despite Court Ruling
Japan decides to resume hunting whales in the Antarctic after a break of more than a year despite a ruling by the International Court of Justice. The Japanese government says it has taken into account...
US Mandates Military Dogs Be Retired In US
A gigantic defense spending bill signed Wednesday by U.S. President Barack Obama will allow U.S. military dogs to be returned to the United States upon their retirement and gives their military handle...
Netanyahu Mulls Revoking Benefits For Some Palestinians In East Jerusalem
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has raised the possibility of revoking benefits and travel rights of some Palestinians living in East Jerusalem in response to a wave of Palestinian violence,...
Saudi Arabia Hajj Disaster Death Toll At Least 2,121
The crush and stampede that struck the hajj last month in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,121 pilgrims, a new Associated Press tally showed Monday, after officials in the kingdom met to discuss the tr...
Festival du cochon in Canada where you catch GREASED pigs to toss in barrels
The festival is now in its 37th year and takes place in Sainte-Perpétue, which is 150km northeast of Montreal. The game has been heavily criticised by animal rights activists.
Hacking Team Hack Casts Spotlight On Murky World Of State Surveillance
The recent dump of the company’s private documents revealed the blurred moral lines of digital mercenaries providing software that could violate human rights. In contrast to many of the private compan...
Kalief Browder, Jailed For Years Without Trial, Kills Himself
Kalief Browder, the young man who was held for years in a New York jail without a trial, killed himself on Saturday. Browder was the subject of a profile in The New Yorker. He was 16 years old when he...
Luxembourg PM First EU Leader To Marry Same-Sex Partner
Luxembourg's prime minister has become the first serving EU leader - and second leader in the world - to marry a same-sex partner. Xavier Bettel married Gauthier Destenay on Friday in a private ceremo...
The shocking Future Of Handcuffs: Police Could Soon Be Armed With Restraints That Electrocute Prisoners
A U.S. firm has applied for a patent for a new kind of restraint that can literally shock detainees into submission if they refuse to cooperate. The design is not limited to handcuffs, but also could ...
Natural and legal rights
Natural and legal rights are two types of rights. Legal rights are those bestowed onto a person by a given legal system. Natural rights are those not contingent upon the laws, customs, or beliefs of a...
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Claim rights and liberty rights
Some philosophers and political scientists make a distinction between claim rights and liberty rights. A claim right is a right which entails responsibilities, duties, or obligations on other parties ...
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Negative and positive rights
Philosophers and political scientists make a distinction between negative and positive rights (not to be confused with the distinction between negative and positive liberties). According to this view,...
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Individual and group rights
Group rights, also known as collective rights, are rights held by a group qua group rather than by its members severally; in contrast, individual rights are rights held by individual people; even if t...
History of human rights
Although belief in the sanctity of human life has ancient precedents in many religions of the world the idea of human rights, that is the notion that a human being has a set of inviolable rights simpl...
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Animal rights
Animal rights is the idea that some, or all, non-human animals are entitled to the possession of their own lives, and that their most basic interests – such as the lack of suffering – should be afford...
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Civil and political rights
Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals, and which ensure one's ability to pa...
Eminent domain
Eminent domain (United States, the Philippines), compulsory purchase (United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland), resumption (Hong Kong), resumption/compulsory acquisition (Australia), or expropriation (So...
Human rights
Human rights are moral principles or norms that describe certain standards of human behaviour, and are regularly protected as legal rights in national and international law. They are commonly understo...
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Land law
Land law is the form of law that deals with the rights to use, alienate, or exclude others from land. In many jurisdictions, these kinds of property are referred to as real estate or real property, a...
Self-defense
Self-defense or self-defence (see spelling differences) is a countermeasure that involves defending the well-being of oneself or of another from harm. The use of the right of self-defense as a legal j...
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Revolution Controversy
The Revolution Controversy was a British debate over the French Revolution, lasting from 1789 through 1795. A pamphlet war began in earnest after the publication of Edmund Burke's Reflections on the R...
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