Rights and Responsibilities

This compilation of selected messages of the Universal House of Justice explores the complementary roles of the individual and institutions in rebuilding social relationships founded on trust and justice. These documents explore numerous concepts related to individual rights such as freedom of thought, expression and action, as well as duty, moderation, and criticism. They also provide insight into how the unique institutional arrangements of Baha’u’llah’s Covenant simultaneously safeguard individual autonomy while fostering the collective good.