10. 'Rights' and 'freedoms' distinguished.

In its usual sense the term 'human right' refers both to a claim that X has a right proper or 'claim right' to Y so that persons, generally or particularly, are accordingly under some specific corresponding duty to ensure that X has access to Y, and to a situation where X has an immunity as against a particular person or body so that they are disabled from interfering with the exercise by X of the interest protected by the immunity1. Thus, rights can be set out as a series of immunities — areas of entitlement which even democratically elected