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an important restriction by alex 'the concepts of INDIVIDUAL freedom"

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Feb 8, 2010 at 11:56

alex, you make an important restriction. Truly human rights apply to individuals not groups. When someone grants such rights to groups, it becomes a matter of politics which groups benefit, which suffer. The whole concept of human rights has no basis to be applied to groups in the first place. The Wilders trial is such a situation: individual freedom of speech vs group demand.

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