30 basic human rights list

30 Basic Human Rights List | Universal Declaration of Human Rights

List of 30 basic human rights – Human rights is moral principles or norms that describe certain standards of human behaviour, and are regularly protected as legal rights in municipal and international law. Everyone born in this world have human rights that must be protected by the law. According to United Nations, there are 30 basic human rights that recognized around the world. So what are the 30 human rights according to Universal Declaration of Human Rights by United Nations?

Basic human rights recognized around the world delacred by United Nations through Universal Declaration of Human Rights. These declaration held by United Nations General Assembly at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris, France on 10 December 1948. Of the then 58 members of the United Nations, 48 voted in favor, none against, eight abstained, and two did not vote.

This declaration consists of 30 articles affirming an individual’s rights. Those 30 articles currently known as 30 universal declaration of human rights or 30 basic human rights, including rights to life, rights to education, rights to organize and rights to treated fair among others things. The 30 universal human rights also cover up freedom of opinion, expression, thought and religion.

30 Basic Human Rights List

So what are the 30 basic human rights list? Here are full list of 30 human rights according to Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by United Nations, signed in Paris on 10 December 1948.

1. All human beings are free and equal

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

2. No discrimination

Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or international status of the country or territory to which a person belongs.

3. Right to life

Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.

4. No slavery

No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.

5. No torture and inhuman treatment

No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

6. Same right to use law

Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.

7. Equal before the law

All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law. All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in violation and against any incitement to such discrimination.

8. Right to treated fair by court

Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by the competent national tribunals for acts violating the fundamental rights granted him by the constitution or by law.

9. No unfair detainment

No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile.

10. Right to trial

Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing by an independent and impartial tribunal, in the determination of his rights and obligations and of any criminal charge against him.

11. Innocent until proved guilty

Everyone charged with a penal offence has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law in a public trial at which he has had all the guarantees necessary for his defence. No one shall be held guilty of any penal offence on account of any act or omission which did not constitute a penal offence, under national or international law, at the time when it was committed.

12. Right to privacy

No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honour and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.

13. Freedom to movement and residence

Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each state. Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.

14. Right to asylum

Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution. This right may not be invoked in the case of prosecutions genuinely arising from non-political crimes or from acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations.

15. Right to nationality

Everyone has the right to a nationality. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his nationality nor denied the right to change his nationality

16. Rights to marry and have family

Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution. Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending spouses. The family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State.

17. Right to own things

Everyone has the right to own property alone as well as in association with others. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his property.

18. Freedom of thought and religion

Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.

19. Freedom of opinion and expression

Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.

20. Right to assemble

Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association. No one may be compelled to belong to an association.

21. Right to democracy

Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country, directly or through freely chosen representatives. Everyone has the right of equal access to public service in his country.

22. Right to social security

Everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security and is entitled to realization, through national effort and international co-operation and in accordance with the organization and resources of each State, of the economic, social and cultural rights indispensable for his dignity and the free development of his personality.

23. Right to work

Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment. Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work. Everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests.

24. Right to rest and holiday

Everyone has the right to rest and leisure, including reasonable limitation of working hours and periodic holidays with pay.

25. Right of social service

Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control. Motherhood and childhood are entitled to special care and assistance. All children shall enjoy the same social protection.

26. Right to education

Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.

27. Right of cultural and art

Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits. Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author.

28. Freedom around the world

Everyone is entitled to a social and international order in which the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration can be fully realized.

29. Subject to law

Everyone has duties to the community in which alone the free and full development of his personality is possible. In the exercise of his rights and freedoms, everyone shall be subject only to such limitations as are determined by law solely for the purpose of securing due recognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others and of meeting the just requirements of morality, public order and the general welfare in a democratic society.

30. Human rights can’t be taken away

Nothing in this Declaration may be interpreted as implying for any State, group or person any right to engage in any activity or to perform any act aimed at the destruction of any of the rights and freedoms set forth herein.

So those are all Universal Declaration of Human Rights list by United Nations General Assembly. All universal human rights list above commonly known as 30 basic human rights that must be respected and protected by the law.

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    • I live in Maastricht the Netherlands since March 2017 and my human rights have been spat on by the police who is not allowed by the mayor, governor and other members of the establishment (university, academic hospital and police) who are involved in the drugs trade in order to use the money for expansion of the hospital, the mayor wants Maastricht university to become the biggest university in Europe. The police station in Maastricht might be the only one that has a total large remodeling paid by drugs money. Their good friends the Albanians are active here as well. Maastricht is the main deliverer of all kind of drugs to the UK and they do not want to loose this income. A continuous torturing with tasers, lasers and microwave radiation is going on. My flat is bugged, quite a few things I said to people in my flat like I told someone that in a magazine Panorama in 1962 there was an article about the Albanian mafia etc etc etc and after approx 10 days that article appeared in the county news paper. There were more of that kind of things. Ultimo next week I have to lodge a formal complaint about the chef of police. Will I survive it all? I do not thinks so, I will be murdered and it will be pretended death was natural. This is a so vallen democratie (it is a well hidden dictatorship) but it has a written constitution? Might be just good enough to use as toilet paper. But it is a state that has laws that at all times will protect its citizens. Not true, these laws can be overridden by government or ministeries at random. The Netherlands belongs to the most corrupt countries in de world according to the news in 2017, was never repeated since. The Netherlands is THE drugs country of Europe, Maastricht is THE drugs city of Europe and the government earns 2.4 billion a year from the drugs, Maastricht that gigantic washing machine laundering all the drugs money will earn perhaps a billion as well. Now can anyone tell me where the human rights are in this country rotten to the core. I left the Netherlands in 1980 and made the unforgivable mistake to come back not knowing I was signing my OWN death warrant and no one to help me at the age of 73. Human rights?

  1. De werkelijkheid kan zo anders zijn, juist vanuit een land van waar uit dat kennelijk niet wordt verwacht, zoals NL.

    • Hi, I feel like my basic human rights are being violated by family and I will like to get a Attorney who is brave enough to help me.

      • Hi
        srry for the typo, I meant to say : I think my human rights are being violated by family court and I need a Attorney who is brave enough to help me.

        Sincerely, M. Brown

  2. Hello anyone reading this. I am a Non-Binary, Queer individual who lives in America. These rights apply to me. However, many peoples right to protest, right to assembly, right to fair trail, right to no unfair detainment, and right to not have their rights taken away are being violated. I want to remind everyone who reads this that you are valid in any gender, sexuality, or identity that you have. And a reminder to all who can, vote. It is necessary for any change to happen. If we don’t do anything, nothing will change. Stay strong and stay safe.

  3. United
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    I know the American History. As a person Donald Trump isn’t fit for the running in this World, It was a dream for him, he was US President for only one Term, He was unluckily, made a history I thing So, That’s Why the people knock him out by the Vote. Large Amount of People is been Jobless & Homeless.
    I’m not blaming Republican Party or His Administration. I’m blaming to the person who has been running To the United State of America, He is Donald Trump. Fundamentally who has been? Destroy Economy, Destroy Job Market & Small Business, What I would like to say, I had at valid Id until 2020 but I hade at no Choose, then I, Fly to Bangladesh Forever due to Father was sick 2017.After one month I couldn’t save him, Sad. It is difficult & very hard to Explain about the US Immigration, What they done with me!!! Immigration officer Throw my Passport & told me, go back to your Country, Which is Unacceptable. What Act they have been Provide with us is like resists. If you really want to find that out Please? Then Check my Data & Check CC Camera “MD.A A Mahmud. D.O.B# 01-01-1962, SS# 076-92-3505, A 093417585 Science 1980 I’m living at USA. We had Opportunity on 1986/1987 Due to Short time Travel to Canada; they have been Reject My Case. Sedately thy reopen the case, In 1992 few people getting work permit by CSS So, I applied again, Finally 2002 I got the work permit. Also 2002 Immigration Take they money $305 for Green Card date May 29 2002,(I-485) Life Act Also they have been take my Citizenship Test you can check the result I’ve been pass for it. 23 years later first time by Advance Payroll, I could see my Family you know how was the fillings. I have been Travel several times. But 2010 completely closed our case. 2017 My father was very sick; I was hopeless in that time.
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