THE IDEA AND DEFINITION of human rights achieved universal characteristics after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted in 1948 by the United Nations (UN). Since then, the concept of human rights has become one of the most debated issues in both political and scientific arenas. To start, we apply the broader definition of the concept expressing all things belonging to human beings. Thus, the concept of human rights in its modern notion, are rights necessary for the survival and existence of human beings.

Since states on both the left and right have been guilty of suppression of particular human rights, conservatives have publicized the violation of various human rights within socialist regimes as a form of criticism of those regimes; while liberals have pointed ...

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