Human rights are the fundamental rights that everyone in the world receives at birth and until their last breath. They are based on such shared values as dignity, honesty, equality, respect and independence—values that are defined and protected by law.

Article 18: Freedom of Thought, Conscience 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 …


Article 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. “If we do not believe …


Article 20: Right to Peaceful Assembly and Association.

Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association. No one may be compelled to belong to an association. Freedom of peaceful assembly and association ensures that people can gather publicly and privately. These assemblies can be used …

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