Their Rights & Public Services
Muhammad Juanid Akram
A citizen is a participatory member of a political community. Citizenship is gained by meeting the legal requirements of a national, state, or local government. A nation grants certain rights and privileges to its citizens. In return, citizens are expected to obey their country's laws and defend it against its enemies.
The liberty of each person to live their life without interference from other individuals or the government.
- Democracy- People in the UK can vote for the people who make laws and describe how the country is run. If we didn't have democracy and also is a system of government in which all eligible citizens vote on representatives to pass laws for them.
- The rule of law- the principle that all people and institutions are subject to and accountable to law that is fairly applied and enforced.
- Individual liberty- means we can live as we want, have our own beliefs and own opinions, as long as we do not break the law.
- Mutual respect- We might not always agree on the same thing like our beliefs and understanding with other people, but we still try to show respect for their thoughts and feelings. If we give respect to others we can expect them to show the same.
Human Rights Act
Acording to the web page " http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/human-rights/what-are-human-rights " Human rights are: Human rights are the cornerstone of a democratic and fair society, providing the rule book for governments and how they should treat us. In this way human rights provide a vital safety-net for us all, setting out the basic minimums that everyone should have simply because we are human.
The human rights 1998
- The right to life- protects everyone by law.
- Prohibition of torture and inhuman treatment- no one should experience torture in an inhuman way no matter how bad the situation is.
- Protection against slavery and forced labour- no one should be forced to work and become a slave.
- The right to liberty and freedom- everyone has the right to be free and the government can only imprison people with hard evidence and a good reason.
- The right to fair trail and no punishment without law- everyone is innocent until proven guilty.
- Respect for privacy and family life and the right to marry- protects against unnecessary surveillance introduction. Also everyone has the right to marry and raise a family.
- Freedom of thought, religion and belief- everyone has the right to believe whatever they want and practice religion.
To be a good citizen, you need to be involved in your community. to involve with community you should do volunteer work for the community and also care about the community.
Be a good to neighbour
protect the environment
Treat people equal
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