This course will introduce students to recent thought-provoking, engaging, and professionally crafted doctrinal sources in the field of human rights from various parts of the world. The course examines the international law of human rights, its origin, sources, content, enforcement, and justifications. It also surveys the legal recognition and protection of human rights within various jurisdictions. The course aims at equipping the students with essential knowledge of various types of human rights and leading cases in those areas. Areas of rights covered by the course include the most heatedly debated areas of human rights such as limitations, freedom of speech, prohibition of torture, war on terror, and other rights in the field of socio-economic rights.