Human rights THE RIGHT TO LIFE Kabul, Afghanistan, 1993. (Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos) swissinfo.ch NO DISCRIMINATION Nairobi, Kenya, 1988. Jockey Club. (Stuart Franklin/Magnum Photos) swissinfo.ch THE RIGHT TO FOOD Delhi, India, 2003. Students of the Municipal Corporation School wait in line to get their free midday meal. (Manish Swarup/AP) swissinfo.ch THE RIGHT TO HEALTH Brazil, 1966. River Amazon. (Bruno Barbey/Magnum Photos) swissinfo.ch THE RIGHT TO A HOME Moscow, Russia, 2000. A homeless woman eats her breakfast on the cold streets. (Maxim Marmur/AP) swissinfo.ch THE RIGHT TO A PRIVATE LIFE Tehran, Iran, 2000. An Iranian architect marries a British journalist at a traditional ceremony. (Abbas/Magnum Photos) swissinfo.ch THE FREEDOM OF THOUGHT AND BELIEF Alabama, US, 1996. (Abbas/Magnum Photos) swissinfo.ch THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION Tirgu Bujor, Romania, 2004. A Romanian gypsy girl writes the alphabet during class. (Vadim Ghirda/AP) swissinfo.ch THE RIGHT TO WORK Chener, China, 2001. The polluted environment of a gold mine. (Reuters/China Photo) swissinfo.ch THE PROTECTION OF PROPERTY Wana, Pakistan, 2002. A nomad woman with her herd and belongings makes her way to neighbouring Afghanistan. Caravans of nomads have followed this ancient route for thousands of years. (B. K. Bangash, AP) swissinfo.ch THE RIGHT TO A FAIR TRIAL AND PROHIBITION OF TORTURE Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 1998. A bed at the Khmer Rouge Torture Centre of Tuol Slengh. (Gilles Peress/Magnum Photos) swissinfo.ch POLITICAL RIGHTS AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION Glarus, Switzerland, September 2, 2001. The open-air assembly of citizens votes by a show of hands. (Keystone/Arno Balzarini) swissinfo.ch THE RIGHTS OF REFUGEES AND DISPLACED PERSONS Kibundo, Rwanda, 1996. A refugee is welcomed by his daughter and relatives as he arrives in his village. Hundreds of thousands of refugees are returning to Rwanda from exile in Tanzania. (Ricardo Mazalan/AP) swissinfo.ch Putting faces to abstract concepts. This content was published on December 4, 2008 - 13:54 December 4, 2008 - 13:54 Share Facebook Twitter E-mail Print Copy link Images from "The Face of Human Rights" (Lars Müller Publishers, 2004; Baden, Switzerland). You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us! If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at email@example.com. Sort by Newest first Oldest first Load more More More Swiss federal elections 2023 It's time to decide who sits in the Swiss parliament by casting your vote in the federal elections on October 22. Here's our election guide.