Human Rights Europe

On this site you can find everything you need to know about human rights in Europe. 

The 30 Human Rights 

#1 All born free with equal rights. 

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

#2 Right to be free from discrimination. 

Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. 

#3 Right to live in freedom and safety. 

Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.

#4 Right to be free from slavery.

No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.

#5 Right to be free from torture. 

No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

#6 Right to be treaty fairly by law.  

Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.

#7 Right to equal protection under the law. 

All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law.

#8 Right to seek justice.

Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by the competent national tribunals for acts violating the fundamental rights granted him by the constitution or by law.

#9 Right to be free from unfair imprisonment.

No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile.

#10 Right to fair public hearing. 

Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing by an independent and impartial tribunal, in the determination of his rights and obligations and of any criminal charge against him.


#11 Right to be considered innocent until proven guilty.

No one shall be held guilty of any penal offence on account of any act or omission which did not constitute a penal offence, under national or international law, at the time when it was committed.


#12 Right to privacy & freedom from attacks against reputation. 

No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honour and reputation.


#13 Right to be free. 

Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each state.


#14 Right to protection in other countries. 

Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.

#15 Right to belong to a country. 

Everyone has the right to a nationality.


#16 Right to get married. 

Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution.


#17 Right to own things. 

Everyone has the right to own property alone as well as in association with others.

#18 Right to our own thoughts and religion. 

Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion


#19 Right to think and say what we want. 

Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.