What are human rights?

The origins, scope & principles of human rights law

What are human rights? When and where did they originate? How have they evolved? Who is entitled to them? Are they for everyone?

Are some people not eligible for human rights? Terrorists? Fascists? Rapists? Holocaust deniers? Murderers? Can human rights be legitimately limited?

What are the shortcomings of human rights law? Could human rights law be improved?

These questions are answered by the Director of Peter Tatchell Foundation in our video. Your feedback is welcome: [email protected]