Question text What is Nahj al.Balaghah`s (peak of Eloquence) viewpoint as regards the rights?
categorization: Nahj Al-Balagha
Answer
Imam Ali (a`) has discussed the issue of different social classes` rights in jurisprudential arguments besides discussions on duties. Among topics which has been discussed by Imam Ali (a`) are the following ones: Mutual rights of people and government authorities like the right for justice, compassion, consultation, well-meaning intentions for one another, education and edification, freedom of choice and etc; social rights of people like the right of contribution, reformation and advice; mutual rights of father and offspring like the right to obey and edification, animal rights like their right to rest and observation of justice in exploiting animals, enemies` rights in battle, state employees` rights, rights of religious minorities, rights of merchants and industries` proprietors, , women rights, rights of indigents, rights of armed forces, rights of judges, rights of clients, rights of acquaintances, rights of hajis, rights of orphans, and finally rights of neighbors.

resources
Source: Khosrowpanah, Abdol Husain, 'Jame`eye Alavi dar Nahj ul Balaghah', The center for cultural studies and researches of Islamic seminary'
Translation by: AhlulBayt News Agency (a.s) (Abna.ir)
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