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Definition 1: (law) any basic right or freedom to which all human beings are entitled and in whose exercise a government may not interfere (including rights to life and liberty as well as freedom of thought and expression and equality before the law) - [noun denoting attribute]
(human right is a kind of ...) an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
"they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights""Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people""a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
(... is a kind of human right ) right or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of Congress including the right to legal and social and economic equality