Human rights in Pakistan


Human Rights are the basic freedom rights provided to every human alive. It clearly states that every human is equal irrespective of their cast, race, gender, ethnicity, religion, language or nationality. How they are Important Human rights are important for those who are suffering from abuse, injustice, degradation and imprisonment in society. It gives people (especially from low status and power) freedom from torture and degrading treatment from people of higher power and status. It limits the power a person can have on another person.

\”If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships – the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.\”

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

Islam gave equal dignity and respect to all people irrespective of their color, caste, and creed. Islam bestows equal rights in the field of politics, culture, religion, and economic to the master and the slave. Islam has also given equal rights to women and men in every field of life. Now equal jobs and educational opportunities are available to them. They can cast votes and reach the assemblies without any discrimination.

” A right is not someone gives you; it’s what no one can take from you “.

[Ramsey Clark]

There is no doubt that the human rights movement is leading to the abolition of slavery. At the dawn of civilization, mankind in all parts of the globe could enjoy many privileges, but the authority was extended to priestly rulers. No pre-Islamic religion does any significant work on human rights. Islam is a perfect code of conduct. The Prophet of Islam provided enlightenment in almost every aspect of life. In his last speech, he gave a full explanation of human rights.

There are two types of fundamental rights recognized in the U.N. First, there are traditional, social, and political rights. Second, there are economic, social, and cultural rights. The United States, Europe and India are said to be democratically governed, but unfortunately also violate human rights abuses. It is therefore a necessary obligation of all the countries of this world to promote human rights. In this way, everyone can easily get their rights.

Fundamental rights are the basic rights of the citizens. Fundamental rights are those natural rights which are personal to the individual as a citizen of a free and civilized country and belong alike to every man, woman and child. According to the constitution (1973) of Pakistan, all citizens are equal before law and are entitled to equal protection of law.

To fulfill this objective, constitution of Pakistan has provided some fundamental rights and freedom to Pakistanis. Part-II of the constitution has rights for every citizen of Pakistan.