Covid-19 poses a threat to political prisoners and prisoners of conscience arbitrarily arrested

The HRI for peace and freedom has defended since its foundation, prisoners of conscience around the world. Countries such as Iran, Saudi Arabia, China, Turkey, or Venezuela are example of the disastrous repercussions authoritarian regimes have against freedom of expression. Systematic repression is the direct response of such regimes to any form of peaceful activism in … Continue reading Covid-19 poses a threat to political prisoners and prisoners of conscience arbitrarily arrested

La Pandemia que mata pobres​: Dignidad en cuarentena.

Rubén Romero Lozano @rubenromeroloza Resumen La pandemia por COVID-19, ha demostrado que aunque el virus no discrimina, las medidas tomadas por muchos gobiernos si. La cuarentena obligatoria, las medidas de restricción al libre tránsito pensadas para “salvar vidas” están dejando en situación de pobreza por ingresos a millones de personas. El libre mercado no es … Continue reading La Pandemia que mata pobres​: Dignidad en cuarentena.

TECHNOLOGY WITH A HUMAN-CENTERED APPROACH

Preamble In the following work we will explore how new technologies will affect the overall dimension of human rights and ethics, emphasizing in digital technologies that already encompass a grand variety of spaces in the development of society in terms of communication, information, validation and automatization. These advances should protect core values established by the … Continue reading TECHNOLOGY WITH A HUMAN-CENTERED APPROACH

Lack of Accountability in Occupied Palestinian Territories

On February 26th, 2020, the United Nations Human Rights Council presented a report regarding the impunity seen in the Israel/ Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) conflict for more than a decade now, since 2008.  Most recently and emphasizing in the large-scale protests of March 2018 in the Gaza-Israel Fence that led to a series of international humanitarian law … Continue reading Lack of Accountability in Occupied Palestinian Territories

After the last report produced on February of this year by the High Commissioner for Human Rights of the United Nations, Michelle Bachelet, pronounced her grave preoccupation on the deteriorating political and social situation of Venezuela.

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Chilean Michelle Bachelet listens to the media one year after she took office, during a press conference at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, September 4, 2019. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP) Following, of the most important points regarding her pronunciation:  bachelet-pronounciationDescarga

Vice-President Carmen Ladrón de Guevara Pascual

On behalf of the Human Rights Institute for peace and freedom, we have the honor to present the new vice-president of the institute: Carmen Ladrón de Guevara Pascual. Lawyer, member of the “Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid” since 2008. Doctor of Law, Master in Analysis and Prevention of Terrorism and Bachelor of Law and Business … Continue reading Vice-President Carmen Ladrón de Guevara Pascual

Regarding the Amnesty Law passed by the Salvadorian Congress

Contextualizing the events of this week, the Salvadorian Congress passed a law in which the sentences for the perpetrators of crimes committed during the 1980-1992 civil war, which left more than 75.000 victims, would be reduced to almost a 75 percent.   From behalf of the HRI for peace and freedom we desire to express three points: The … Continue reading Regarding the Amnesty Law passed by the Salvadorian Congress