Civil and Political Rights

Civil and political rights underline the state’s duty not to interfere and to respect the rights and freedoms a person has as an individual and a member of society. These rights cover a very wide range of human rights. They include the right to liberty and security, the right to vote and to be elected, questions concerning the legal status of people, namely citizenship, asylum and migration rights, the right to a fair trial, freedom of speech and expression, freedom of scientific, artistic and other creation, freedom of assembly and freedom of association.