Civil and political rights
Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals` freedom from unwarranted infringement by governments and private organizations, and ensure one`s ability to participate in the civil and political life of the state without discrimination or repression. Civil rights include ...
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Rights of the individual citizen. In many countries they are specified (as in the Bill of Rights of the US constitution) and guaranteed by law to ensure equal treatment for all citizens. In...
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Legal guarantee protecting the individual from attack on personal liberties, right to fair trial, right to vote, and freedom from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, national origin, age, or gender. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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civil rights, rights that a nation's inhabitants enjoy by law. The term is broader than “political rights,” which refer only to rights devolving from the franchise and are held usually only by a citizen, and unlike “natural rights,” civil rights have a legal as well as a phil...
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The priviledges and freedom as a human rights bestowed upon an individual by virtue of citizenship or residency of a particular country. It also includes protection, equality, use of public property, freedom of speech etc as per norms of different country.
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n. those rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, the 13th and 14th Amendments to the Constitution, including the right to due process, equal treatment under the law of all people regarding enjoyment of life, liberty, property, and protection. Positive civil rights include the right to vote, the opp...
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Rights of the individual citizen. In many countries they are specified (as in the Bill of Rights of the US constitution) and guaranteed by law to ensure equal treatment for all citizens. In the USA, the struggle to obtain civil rights for former slaves and their descendants, both through legislation...
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the rights to personal liberty established by the 13th and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and certain Congressional Acts.
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1) ... act of 1964 prohibiting racial discrimination 2) Act passed in 1964
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