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Right to Physical Integrity

Right to Development

Right to Health

Right to Property

Right to an Adequate Standard of Living

Right to Environment

Obligation to Ensure the Human Rights

Obligation to Respect Human Rights

Prohibition of Discrimination

Principle of Effectiveness of Human Rights