What are fundamental Human Rights

Fundament Human Rights are those rights or benefits that you enjoy for being a member of a community, state or country 


 


The fundament Human rights are as follow : 


 




Right to life


Freedom of speech


Right to own private property


Freedom of association and disassociation


Right to vote or be voted for.


Freedom of speech.


Right to education


Right to personal liberty


Right to join any lawful religious institution or organization.


More Explanations :


Right to life
Every person has a right to life, and no one shall be deprived intentionally of his life, save in execution of a criminal offence of which he has been found guilty in Nigeria (Section 33 of the 1999 constitution).


Right to freedom of movement
Every citizen in Nigeria is entitled to move freely throughout Nigeria and to reside in any part thereof, and no citizen shall be expelled from Nigeria or refused entry thereof or there from (Section 41 of the 1999 constitution).


Right to freedom of dignity of human person
Every individual is entitled to respect for the dignity of person and accordingly no person shall be subject to torture or to inhuman or degrading treatment.


No person shall be held in slavery or servitude.


Right to freedom from discrimination on the grounds of sex, race, tribe, creed or political opinion or association
No Nigerian shall be discriminated upon on the basis of his community, ethnic group, sex, place of origin and politician opinion.


Right to fair and equal hearing
In the determination of a person’s civil rights and obligations, every person shall be entitled to fair hearing within a reasonable time by the court or other tribunal established by law and constituted in like manner as to secure its impartiality (Section 36 of the 1999 constitution).


Right to private and family life
The privacy of citizens, their homes, correspondences and telephone conversations is guaranteed and protected


Right to freedom of expression and the press


Every person shall be entitled to freedom of expression, including freedom to hold opinions (Section 39 of the 1999 constitution).
Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1) of this section, every person shall entitle the right to own, establish and operate any medium for the dissemination of information.
Right to freedom of thought, conscience and religionEvery person shall be entitled to freedom of thought, conscience and religion, including freedom to change his religion or belief and freedom (either alone or in community with others in public or in private) to manifest and propagate his religion or beliefs in teaching, worship and practice (Section 38 of the 1999 constitution).
Right to peaceful assembly or associationEvery person shall be entitled to assemble freely and associate with other persons or political party (Section 40 of the 1999 constitution).


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