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THE RIGHT TO LIFE

Life is the most precious and the most important of all human rights; it is only when the right to life is ensured, that all other rights can be obtained and effectively enjoyed.

HISTORICAL EVOLUTION AND PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATION OF THE CONCEPT OF HUMAN RIGHTS.

Overtime, rights have been agitated for. Then, they were not referred to as rights in the real sense of the word. The concept of human rights has its philosophical ancestry in the natural law school. The foundation of human rights is therefore natural law and the subsequent concept of natural rights.

THE CONCEPT AND PHILOSOPHY OF HUMAN RIGHTS.

The Concept of 'Right' The word “rights” to a lay man means that to which a person has a just or valid claim, whether it be land, a thing, or the privilege of doing something or saying something. In the legal parlance, a right is the legal capacity residing in one man or a group of men of controlling, with the assent and the assistance of the state, the actions of others or even the state.