• Human rights or fundamental rights are certain values shared by all human beings by reason
of being God‟s creation.
• They are rights attributable to all human beings and are enjoyable by all irrespective of any contractual or other relationships.
• These rights enhance the dignity of humanity.
• In Kenya the fundamental rights are freedoms of the individual are guaranteed by chapter V of the Constitution and their enjoyment is generally qualified on the ground of rights and freedoms of others and public interest.