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* HumanTraffickers: Criminals who deny any rights their victims have by buying and selling them.
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An index of tropes relating to [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_rights human rights]] - violations of them, or struggle for them.

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An index of tropes relating to [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_rights human rights]] - violations of them, or struggle struggles for them.
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* {{Dehumanization}}: Where a certain group has their humanity removed to make them easier to kill.



* FantasticRacism: Issues of racism and similar handled through metaphor.
* FictionalGenevaConventions: Humans restricting the use of some acts of magical or futuristic warfare due to being in violation of human rights.
* FinalSolution: Genocide - the deliberate mass-murder in whole or in part of an entire ethnic, cultural, national, or religious group - is often considered the ultimate violation of human rights.
** WouldBeRudeToSayGenocide: When a Genocide is ignored, forgotten, covered up, or treated as justified. This results in the victims of genocide being deprived of justice, dignity, and often forgotten. It also makes it easier for future genocides to occur.



* InhumanableAlienRights: Humans denying aliens or magical creatures their human rights, based on them being something else than human.
* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Due to the immense and long-lasting suffering rape causes to the victim, it is considered a severe violation of human rights and is illegal in almost all nations.
** PrisonRape: A rampant human rights abuse common in the prisons of both fiction and real life. Oftentimes it is [[PlayedForLaughs joked about in media]], [[DirtyCop purposely ignored by prison guards]], [[KarmicRape or otherwise treated as something prisoners deserve]]. While there have been some efforts to prevent this, progress is slow.
** MaritalRapeLicense: A human rights violation in which someone rapes their spouse. It is still accepted and even legal in some places.
** OldManMarryingAChild: Violates the right of the child, as the child is too young to consent to sexual activity. Since these marriages are often arranged by the child's parents, the child also loses the right to choose her own husband.
** KarmicRape: The idea that someone "deserves" to be raped. Supporters of international human rights reject this notion, and press for laws that protect criminals from PrisonRape.

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* InhumanableAlienRights: Humans denying aliens or magical creatures their human rights, based on them being something else than human.UsefulNotes/TheLawsAndCustomsOfWar: All's ''not'' fair in love and war, and there are rules and laws that must be followed.
* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Due to ** FictionalGenevaConventions: Humans restricting the immense and long-lasting suffering rape causes use of some acts of magical or futuristic warfare due to the victim, it is considered a severe being in violation of human rights.
** ObligatoryWarCrimeScene: Human
rights and is illegal in almost all nations.
** PrisonRape: A rampant human rights abuse common in the prisons of both fiction and real life. Oftentimes it is [[PlayedForLaughs joked about in media]], [[DirtyCop purposely ignored by prison guards]], [[KarmicRape or otherwise treated as something prisoners deserve]]. While there have been some efforts to prevent this, progress is slow.
** MaritalRapeLicense: A human rights violation in which someone rapes their spouse. It is still accepted and even legal in some places.
** OldManMarryingAChild: Violates the right of the child, as the child is too young to consent to sexual activity. Since these marriages are
violations during war, often arranged by due to the child's parents, the child also loses the right to choose her own husband.
** KarmicRape: The idea that someone "deserves" to be raped. Supporters
absence of international human rights reject laws or due to said laws being ignored.
*** ChildSoldiers: When a military organization places children in combat situations which they are too young to handle. Often these children are forced to fight against their will, [[ShellShockedVeteran and many suffer mental trauma long after the fact]].
*** ISurrenderSuckers: The crime of perfidy, which is pretending to have a surrender or truce in order to make a surprise attack.
*** RapePillageAndBurn: When soldiers murder civilians, sexually assault civilians, destroy property, steal property, or otherwise harm the defenseless. Often called "sacking" or "raiding", in modern times
this notion, is a crime punishable by imprisonment or death.
*** SinkTheLifeBoats: When soldiers go out of their way to kill enemy combatants who have already surrendered or are otherwise out of the fight
and press for therefore no longer a threat.
** TheWomenAreSafeWithUs: When soldiers refuse to sexually assault female civilians or [=POWs=], or when their officers forbid them to. This mandatory by international laws.
** WouldNotShootACivilian: When soldiers refuse to harm non-combatants, or when their officers forbid them to. This is is of course mandatory by international laws, as well as by the
laws that protect criminals from PrisonRape.of most modern nations.



* ObligatoryWarCrimeScene: Human rights violations during war, often due to the absence of International Laws or due to said laws being ignored.
** RapePillageAndBurn: When soldiers murder civilians, sexually assault civilians, destroy property, steal property, or otherwise harm the defenseless. Often called "sacking" or "raiding", in modern times this is a crime punishable by imprisonment or death.
** SinkTheLifeBoats: When soldiers go out of their way to kill enemy combatants who have already surrendered or are otherwise out of the fight and therefore no longer a threat.
** ChildSoldiers: When a military organization places children in combat situations which they are too young to handle. Often these children are forced to fight against their will, and many suffer mental trauma long after the fact.
** WouldNotShootACivilian: When soldiers refuse to harm non-combatants, or when their officers forbid them to. This is mandatory by International Law, as well as by the laws of most modern nations.
** TheWomenAreSafeWithUs: When soldiers refuse to sexually assault female civilians or [=POWs=], or when their officers forbid them to. As with the above trope, this is mandatory by International Law.



* PrideParade: Marching for the rights of minorities and to celebrate sexual diversity and gender diversity.
* RapePortrayedAsRedemption: Use of rape as a punishment.

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* PrejudiceTropes: Bigotry and discrimination against various categories of human beings.
** {{Dehumanization}}: Where a certain group has their humanity removed to make them easier to oppress.
** FantasticRacism: Issues of racism and similar conflicts handled through fictional races of (non-)human people as a metaphor.
*** FantasticGhetto: The segregation of another species just for looking too different.
*** InhumanableAlienRights: Humans denying aliens or magical creatures the same rights they enjoy, based on them being something else than human.
*** SuperHumanTrafficking: People trafficking, but with super-powered people.
*** VanHelsingHateCrimes: Unjustified violence against innocent people who just happen to be considered "monsters".
*** WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: How to define the "human" aspect of "human rights"?
*** ZombieAdvocate: Fighting for the rights of non-human beings.
** FinalSolution: Genocide - the deliberate mass-murder in whole or in part of an entire ethnic, cultural, national, or religious group - is often considered the ultimate violation of human rights.
*** WouldBeRudeToSayGenocide: When a genocide is ignored, forgotten, covered up, or treated as justified. This results in the victims of genocide being deprived of justice, dignity, and often forgotten. It also makes it easier for future genocides to occur.
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PrideParade: Marching for the rights of minorities and to celebrate sexual diversity and gender diversity.
* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Due to the immense and long-lasting suffering rape causes to the victim, it is considered a severe violation of human rights and is illegal in almost all nations.
** KarmicRape: The idea that someone "deserves" to be raped. Supporters of international human rights reject this notion, and press for laws that protect criminals from PrisonRape.
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RapePortrayedAsRedemption: Use of rape as a punishment.punishment.
** MaritalRapeLicense: A human rights violation in which someone rapes their spouse. It is still accepted and even legal in some places.
*** OldManMarryingAChild: Violates the right of the child, as the child is too young to consent to sexual activity. Since these marriages are often arranged by the child's parents, the child also loses the right to choose her own husband.
** PrisonRape: A rampant human rights abuse common in the prisons of both fiction and real life. Oftentimes it is [[BlackComedyRape joked about in media]], [[DirtyCop purposely ignored by prison guards]], [[KarmicRape or otherwise treated as something prisoners deserve]]. While there have been some efforts to prevent this, progress is slow.



* SuperHumanTrafficking: People trafficking, with super powered people.
* TotallyEighteen: Human Rights policies defining "child" as "anyone younger than 18" is one of the underlying reasons for why this trope (with 18 being the exact number) has become so universal over the last few decades.
* UsefulNotes/VictimBlaming: The idea that some people "deserve" to be raped, beaten, etc.
* UsefulNotes/TheLawsAndCustomsOfWar: All's ''not'' fair in love and war, and there are rules and laws that must be followed.

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* SuperHumanTrafficking: People trafficking, with super powered people.
* TotallyEighteen: Human Rights rights policies defining "child" as "anyone younger than 18" is one of the underlying reasons for why this trope (with 18 being the exact number) has become so universal over the last few decades.
* UsefulNotes/VictimBlaming: The idea that some people "deserve" to be raped, beaten, etc.
* UsefulNotes/TheLawsAndCustomsOfWar: All's ''not'' fair in love and war, and there are rules and laws that must be followed.
robbed, attacked, etc.



* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: How to define the "human" aspect of "human rights"?
* ZombieAdvocate: Fighting for the human rights of monsters or similar.
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* MightMakesRight: The idea that the desires of a perceived strong or triumphant party supersede the rights of everyone else.
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* RapePortrayedAsRedemption: Use of rape as a punishment.
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* UsefulNotes/VictimBlaming: The idea that some people "deserve" to be raped, beaten, etc.
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* UsefulNotes/TheLawsAndCustomsOfWar: All's ''not'' fair in love and war, and there are rules and laws that must be followed.
31st Aug '17 9:57:44 AM HalcyonDayz
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** RapePillageAndBurn: When soldiers murder civilians, sexually assualt civilians, destroy property, steal property, or otherwise harm the defenseless. Often called "sacking" or "raiding", in modern times this is a crime punishable by imprisonment or death.

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** RapePillageAndBurn: When soldiers murder civilians, sexually assualt assault civilians, destroy property, steal property, or otherwise harm the defenseless. Often called "sacking" or "raiding", in modern times this is a crime punishable by imprisonment or death.



** TheWomenAreSafeWithUs: When soldiers refuse to sexually assault female civilians or POWs, or when their officers forbid them to. As with the above trope, this is mandatory by International Law.

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** TheWomenAreSafeWithUs: When soldiers refuse to sexually assault female civilians or POWs, [=POWs=], or when their officers forbid them to. As with the above trope, this is mandatory by International Law.
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* ColdBloodedTorture: A violation of human rights in which a person is subjected to physical or mental pain by another. This is illegal under international law as well as under the laws of most nations.



* FairForItsDay: When a work, act, or policy is considered better than that of its predecessors but still unacceptably backwards by current standards.



** WouldBeRudeToSayGenocide: When a Genocide is ignored, forgotten, covered up, or treated as justified. This results in the victims of genocide being deprived of justice or dignity, and makes it easier for future genocides to occur.

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** WouldBeRudeToSayGenocide: When a Genocide is ignored, forgotten, covered up, or treated as justified. This results in the victims of genocide being deprived of justice or justice, dignity, and often forgotten. It also makes it easier for future genocides to occur.


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* TheRevolutionWillNotBeCivilized: When part of a country's population rises up against the established government with the hopes of radically changing it, and when said uprising is willing to violate human rights in order to achieve its goals. Even revolutions are subject to international laws, and should be held to basic ethical standards like anyone else.
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