What Are Human Rights?

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Human Rights Watch

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[on-screen question: What are human rights?]
[Man in suit and tie addresses camera. Human Right Watch logo visible at bottom right.]
Ken Roth, Executive Director: Human rights are a set of rules about how governments must treat people. They reflect the basic dignity of every person and they
prescribe what governments must do and what they must refrain from
doing to respect that dignity.
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