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Human right represents legally protected entitlements of individuals in society And many have the impression that certain rights taken for granted are a sacred legacy from the past Historically the dialectic was between the rights of the rulers and the duties of the subjects Beginning with the seventeenth century the subjects or former subjects of the lords kings Church and God began to assert their own rights those claims that they demand the law to protectSusan Whitfield 1993 26 Rights therefore rely on law for enforcement even such a fundamental right as that to life and security Without the proper laws of the land especially if chaos is the order of day this right would remain only a fiction even in our own Western society Human since by human rights we are referring to the rights of human beings not dwell on the definition of a human being since even this could be controversial Human right is based on liberal moral and political philosophy the French Enlightenment and liberal English thinking among other things Moreover international law first the Revolution of American Independence and then the French Republican Revolution of the late eighteenth century Such papers as the American Declaration of Independence and the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen may be considered its birth certificate The ensuing Bills of Rights that became incorporated in many national constitutions worldwide and especially the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 might be described as its introduction to high society But its ancestry includes further back Stoic concepts of natural law and the traditions of Roman civil law on the continent and of the Anglo-Saxon common law to the extent that these lent protection to the rights of citizens and of individuals Eugene Kamenka 1978 United Nations Universal Declaration on Human Rights in 1948 that has been widely publicized commands a general consensus regarding the definition of these rights I
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