He received impunity for past human rights violation.
She denied that the government has essentially condoned human rights abuses.
If my esteemed neighbor, the State's ambassador, who will devote his days to the settlement of the question of human rights in the Council Chamber, instead of being threatened with the prisons of Carolina, were to sit down the prisoner of Massachusetts, that State which is so anxious to foist the sin of slavery upon her sister--though at present she can discover only an act of inhospitality to be the ground of a quarrel with her--the Legislature would not wholly waive the subject the following winter.
Civilization increases empathy, encourages beneficial competition, and promotes human rights and the rule of law.
Even acknowledging that human rights exist is a great advance of civilization.