The rights of man, defined by a person’s obligations to others. All rights belong to The proper name of God in Islam and in Arabic, referring to all of His perfect attributes at once. This name is a proper noun, and no other entity or being is allowed to have... More (Truth. Alternate translations, ‘reality’ or ‘right/correct’. Haqq is the opposite of bāṭil, which means false/falsehood. ‘Al-Haqq’ is one of the names and attributes of Allah. This can be simultaneously understood to mean that Allah embodies... More Allah), but some are in a subset (Haqq al-Nas) that belongs to both people and Allah.
Sins that violate the rights of man include back-biting (ghibah), slander, gossip, theft, adultery, and more. When one of these sins is committed it cannot be forgiven by tawbah (repentance to Allah) alone, except in special circumstances. The violating person must also secure the forgiveness of the person whose rights they have violated.