The subject of Human Rights in general has been a topic of wide ranging discussions and debate on different forums of the world. Throughout the course of history Human Rights always attained an utmost importance in the minds of sages and philosophers. It warmly received universal acclamation by all segments of societies and people of all creeds particularly in the contemporary world as a dominant human rights ideology.
Human dignity and honour are considered as among the most important human rights in Islam. Islam treats them as sacred and inviolable. The sanctity, honour and dignity of a person is not only recognized in Islam, rather both the individual and state are held under obligation to protect the repute and dignity of a person.
The current article is an endeavour torefresh and enhance the knowledge of the readers on human rights in the perspective of Law and Shariah and thus develops a fresh outlook concerning concepts of the man’s honour and repute.