In the last two hundred years, the concept of human rights has gained prevalence in society. We can define our rights in terms of freedom of speech, privacy, and to be treated humanely, but where did these ideas come from? When did we first start caring about our human rights and how much has the law surrounding human rights changed in the past few centuries?
Do you think you know your human rights? Test your knowledge with our quiz, based on Andrew Clapham’s Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction.
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