Legal Protection Rights
6. Right to recognition as a person before the law
You have the right to be treated as a person in the eyes of the law, wherever you are.
7. Equal protection of the law
You have the right to be treated by the law in the same way as everyone else. Everyone has a right to protection against violations of their human rights
8. Effective legal remedy
You have the right to be treated by the law in the same way as everyone else.
9. Arrest, detention or exile
No‐one shall be subject to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile.
10. Right to a fair trial
If your rights under law are violated, you have the right to see justice done in a court or tribunal.
11. Presumption of innocence
Everyone is to be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a fair trial. No one should be charged with a criminal offence for an act which wasn’t an offence at the time the act was done.
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