The 30 rights are listed in order below, with an explanation if needed (quoted portions are from the UN’s official document):


1. We Are All Born Free & Equal. We are all born free and have the capacity for rational thought. We should “act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.”

2. Every Human is Entitled to These Rights.

3. The Right to Life, Liberty, and Security of Person.

4. No One Shall Be a Slave.

5. No One Shall be Tortured. “No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.”

6. The Right to be Recognized as Human. “Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.”

7. All Are Equal Before the Law. No one shall be discriminated against in the name of the law “and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law.”

8. Your Human Rights Are Protected by Law. You have the right to a “competent national tribunal” to uphold your rights.

9. No Unfair Detainment. Nobody has the right to put you in prison without good reason and keep you there or to send you away from your country.

10. The Right to Trial. If you are put on trial you have the right “to a fair and public hearing by an independent and impartial tribunal.”

11. The Right to be Assumed Innocent Till Proven Guilty.

12. The Right to Privacy. You have the right to have your family/personal life and your connections to be kept private. You are also not to be “subjected to attacks upon [your] honour and reputation.”

13. Freedom to Move Domestically and Abroad. 

14. The Right to Seek Asylum. If you feel you are being treated unfairly, you have the right to seek asylum in another country (barring being properly and morally prosecuted by law).

15. Right to a Nationality. You have the right to belong to a country and to change your nationality if you wish.

16. The Right to Marriage and Family. Marriage is allowed only if both parties give their full informed consent. The family, being “the natural and fundamental group unit of society… is entitled to protection by society and the State.”

17. The Right to Private Property.

18. The right to Freedom of Thought, conscience, and religion.

19. Freedom of Expression.

20. The Right to Peaceful Public Assembly. You cannot be forced to join a group or assemble.

21. The Right to Democracy, Representation, and Equal Access to Public Services.

22. The Right to Social Security.

23. Workers’ Rights. “Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.” “Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work.”
“Everyone who works has the right to just and favourable remuneration ensuring for himself and his family an existence worthy of human dignity, and supplemented, if necessary, by other means of social protection.”
“Everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests.”

24. The Right to Rest and Leisure. You have the right to “reasonable limitation of working hours and periodic holidays with pay.”

25. The Right to Shelter and Sustenance. You have the right to a standard of living adequate enough to provide for the basic needs for survival, including medical care and “necessary social services.” Mothers and children, even if born out of wedlock, especially and even more so.

26. The Right to Education. Education is to be free and compulsory “in the elementary and fundamental stages.”  “Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.” Parents have the right to choose their children’s education.

27. The Right to Participate in Society. You have the right to participate in the cultural aspects of society and to enjoy the scientific and artistic advancements and benefits of society. You also have the right to receive the material and societal benefits (recognition) of your contributions to society (copyright).

28. The Right to a Free and Fair International World.

29. The Right to Responsibility. You have obligations to your community, as it has obligations to you. The only limitations on these rights are that they are not to be used to infringe upon the rights of others, against the general welfare, or in an immoral manner.

30. No One Can Take Away Your Human Rights.