The right to legal recourse when their rights have
been violated, even if the violator was acting in
an official capacity.
The right to equality between men and women in
the enjoyment of their civil and political rights.
The right to life and survival.
The freedom from inhuman or degrading treatment
The freedom from slavery and servitude.
The right to liberty and security of the person
and freedom from arbitrary arrest or detention.
The freedom from prison due to debt.
The right to liberty and freedom of movement
The right to equality before the law; the right
to be presumed innocent until proven guilty and
to have a fair and public hearing by an impartial
The right to be recognised as a person before the
The right privacy and its protection by the law.
The freedom of thought, conscience and religion.
The freedom of opinion and expression.
Prohibition of propaganda advocating war or national,
racial or religious hatred.
The right to peaceful assembly.
The right to freedom of association.
The right to marry and found a family
The rights for children (status as minors, nationality,
registration and name).
The right to participate in the conduct of public
affairs, to vote and to be elected and access to
The right to equality before the law and equal
The right, for members of religious, ethnic or
linguistic minorities, to enjoy their culture, practice
their religion and use their language.