MECHANISM OF HUMAN RIGHT PROTECTION IN UKRAINE
HUMAN RIGHTS-Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings,
regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other
status. Human rights include the right to life and liberty, freedom from slavery
and torture, freedom of opinion and expression, the right to work and
education, and many more. Everyone is entitled to these rights, without
According to Franklin Delano Roosevelt-No democracy can long survive which
does not accept as fundamental to its very existence the recognition of the rights
of minorities.Human rights that are reflected in mordern international legal
documents have been created according to starndars adopted and enacted
through a multcentury process.The inaeliable nature of human rights makes
individuals independent from the state under human rights law.
The current Constitution of Ukraine was adopted on June 28, 1996. According
to the Constitution, Ukraine is a sovereign and independent, democratic,
social, legal state.
Human rights in Ukraine are human rights enshrined in Section 2 of the
Constitution of Ukraine “Rights, Freedoms and Duties of a Person and a Citizen
”. A citizen of Ukraine has all rights and freedoms on its territory and has equal
duties stipulated by the Constitution of Ukraine.
by Doreen Festo
Sumy State University