30 Nov '11, 2am

Freedom carries responsibility

Born free: Human rights are inherent. They belong to us by virtue of our birth as a human being. They do not depend on the existence of a state or a constitution. They enjoy authority superior to and independent of government. Fundamental rights are individual as well as collective in their nature. They belong to human beings as individuals as well as to nations and human groups as collective entities. Human rights are essential conditions for a free and democratic society. They are principles of liberty and justice without which a fair and enlightened system of government would be impossible. Equality: Though inequalities are a fact of life, the law must hitch itself to stars. It must peg its provisions to ideals distilled from philosophy and morality. The law must ban religious, racial, tribal and gender discrimination and call for equality before the law and equal prote...

Full article: http://www.malaysianbar.org.my/legal/general_news/freedom...

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