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Policy Brief: Misperceptions of Human Rights in Afghanistan

October 2 2016

Human rights are commonly understood as the inalienable rights to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being.1 Although human rights and fundamental rights are often used interchangeably, human rights are generally viewed as having a moral and aspirational connotation, while fundamental rights are incorporated concretely into the legal framework and institutions of a society.2