Definition: [ˈhjuːmən ˈraɪts lɔː] is a set of legal documents aimed at protecting fundamental human freedoms. It places obligations on countries to carry out activities with a view to promoting and protecting the fundamental freedoms of the individual. Each state has ratified at least one of the main human rights treaties, which reflects universal agreement in the relevant field. Such a compromise imposes the corresponding legal duties and confirms the principle of universality. Some basic norms in the field of human rights are enshrined in customary international law.
Human Rights Law In a Sentence:
A lot of companies include some items in their internal code from human rights laws.
Compliance with human rights laws is a sacred duty of the government.
Synonyms and related words: civil liberties law, constitutional rights legislation, civil rights law