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Operation 2: Mission 1 asks what does the word ‘rights’ mean to you?

Here are some of the definitions that we have received from our agents.

  1. A right needs to be held with the highest level of integrity
  2. An entitlement to something
  3. To protect people against terror, torture and deprivation of freedom.
  4. Rights are not privileges; rights are entitlements which have to be guarded with moral responsibility and should never be taken advantage of.
  5. Rights refer to the need for us to get what we need, better known as basic needs, without any interference or disturbance by others who will act as external forces which may jeopardize the rights or needs of a child.
  6. Rights are inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status.
  7. Rights are created for all mankind, to have a common good and peace with in the society.
  8. Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms that belong to every person in the world.
  9. A right is something everybody should be allowed to have access to.
  10. Having the freedom to do anything and regardless of colour, race, or where you come from.

Which one do you like the best? Tell us by leaving a comment below.



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