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Generating rights awareness

[Also published on ViewPoint, Rising Kashmir] http://www.risingkashmir.com/news/know-about-rights-8485.aspx [Also published on Counter Currents] http://www.countercurrents.org/qazi160311.htm [Also published on Blogs, Kashmir Dispatch] http://www.kashmirdispatch.com/others/22032422-generating-rights-awareness-kashmir-kashmir.htm
All human beings are ennobled for the freedom to practice their rights. Logic and reasoning demand human rights. God has given us an inalienable gift of conscience to alleviate sufferings of each other in the spirit of brotherhood. For this to happen, showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement is an utmost priority which is only achievable through the awareness of rights.

Rights are self evident and universal. If we want a world where human rights abuses are consigned to history, then it is up to all people, as individuals, communities and nations to be vigilant, and knowledgeable about human rights. Learning about human rights is the first step towards th…