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A voteless people is a hopeless people.

As a bird has the right to sing, so shall every human being have the right to think and express thoughts.

It’s terrifying to think you could become the next statistic.

No ideology is worth a Human life.

People will never get in touch with democracy. It’s always surrounded by bodyguards.

Please use your freedom to promote ours.

Prejudice plunges you into a world of fear and hate. That’s no way to live.

No woman can call herself free who does not control her own body.

Tolerance of intolerance enables oppression.

From this day forward, I no longer shall tinker with the machinery of death.

A man is only noble when he has pity on all living creatures.

Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave.” – Frederick Douglass

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.

Human rights are not a privilege conferred by government. They are every human being’s entitlement by virtue of his humanity.

Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don’t give up the fight.

We believe that human rights transcend boundaries and must prevail over state sovereignty.

Freedom is never granted; it is won. Justice is never given; it is exacted.

Human rights is the only ideology that deserves to survive.

There can be no peace without justice and respect for human rights.

Tolerance and human rights require each other.

Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.

The right to life does not depend, and must not be contingent, on the pleasure of anyone else, not even a parent or sovereign.

A political struggle that does not have women at the heart of it, above it, below it, and within it is no struggle at all.

America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America.

You cannot kill the truth. You cannot kill justice. You cannot kill what we are fighting for.

Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.

Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free.

To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.

Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must – at that moment – become the center of the universe.

Many of us persons of the tinted persuasion care about human rights and artistic freedom too.

In the future, human rights will be increasingly a universal criterion for designing ethical systems.

Turn the cell into a classroom and the prison into a university

The connection between women’s human rights, gender equality, socioeconomic development and peace is increasingly apparent.

The real struggle for us is for the citizen to cease to be the property of the state.

Together we can prevent genocide from happening again. Together we can make a better future for our children.

Health is a human necessity; health is a human right

The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don’t agree with.

Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.

Every single creature on earth manages to survive one way or another, but not every creature truly lives.

You can’t have occupation and human rights.

Every animal is biologically designed by Nature to do wrong in return. It takes a human being to not do wrong in return.

It is hard to talk about a middle ground for something that is a fundamental right.

No voting on who gets to be people.

The humanity of all Americans is diminished when any group is denied rights granted to others.

Stay awake. Spread awareness. Take action.

If the prisoner is beaten, it is an arrogant expression of fear.

As long as humans feel they are forced to defend their own rights and worth by placing someone beneath them, oppression will not end.

human beings are human beings, just treat everyone like that.

I have a voice, I cannot remain silent.

We are just two people. Not that much separates us. Not nearly as much as I’d thought.

May we always be burdened with thinking of the suffering of others, for that is what it means to be human.

Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.

If you are neutral in times of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.

Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave.

You’re not under attack when others gain rights and privileges you’ve always had.

In times of war, the law falls silent.

Never be content to sit back and watch as others’ rights are trampled upon. Your rights could be next.

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