Lebanon Protests

Since October 17th of 2019, Lebanon has seen anti-government protests emerge and escalate until today. The main reason for such protests are vast levels of Government corruption which have had a direct impact on the community, specifically to access healthcare and food.  Violence as well has escalated. The Lebanese government has violated the principle of proportionality … Continue reading Lebanon Protests

The Parliament of India passed an act based on discrimination

On December 4th of 2019, the legislative organ of India, Parliament of India, passed the Citizenship Amendment Act (C.A.A).  Under the amendment of the 1955 Citizenship Act, it is established that the process in order to obtain Indian Citizenship, would become uncomplicated for migrants under the case that the same suffer religious persecution.  What it seems to … Continue reading The Parliament of India passed an act based on discrimination

Maduro´s Regime Obstructs the Democratic Process in Venezuela

On January 5th of 2020, the Maduro Regime conducted a “parliamentary coup” when democratic elections for the National Assembly´s Presidency should have taken place.  The National Bolivarian Guard (GNB) and the National Bolivarian Police (PNB) were deployed around the legislative organ of the country, The National Assembly, and denied entrance to the majority of the deputies, … Continue reading Maduro´s Regime Obstructs the Democratic Process in Venezuela

The HRI for peace and freedom urges the Governments of both the United States of America and Iran to settle the ongoing conflict in peaceful terms

The Human Rights Institute for peace and freedom believes in working preventively within the context of possible future human rights violations. As stated by the United Nations:  “The most effective way to diminish human suffering and the massive economic costs of conflicts and their aftermath is to prevent conflicts in the first place”.   Diplomacy and mediation are … Continue reading The HRI for peace and freedom urges the Governments of both the United States of America and Iran to settle the ongoing conflict in peaceful terms

The HRI demands the immediate release of Ilham Tohti and for the Chinese State to stop the systematic detentions of the Uyghur minority

Ilham Tohti, 50, is a Uyghur economist who has been sentenced to life imprisonment in 2014 when the Chinese Authoritarian State found him guilty of spreading “separatism” beliefs through his website which has been shut-down since his unjust, arbitrary detention. Several NGOs have stated that there has never been shown evidence of Tohti engaging in … Continue reading The HRI demands the immediate release of Ilham Tohti and for the Chinese State to stop the systematic detentions of the Uyghur minority

Human Rights and Climate Change

With the COP25 Climate Conference finalizing on December 13th and now entering into an extension without stable, significant pacts from countries representatives, the HRI for peace and freedom wishes to state the importance of fighting against clime change as well as the direct and indirect consequences it already has and will gradually have over human rights through time, around the … Continue reading Human Rights and Climate Change

Human Rights Day

Today, the HRI for peace and freedom congratulates all of the women and men, young and old whom constantly fight to promote and protect human rights around the world; such people bring life to the concept of what human rights are all about.  The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was proclaimed on December 10th, 1948 (71 years ago) and … Continue reading Human Rights Day

International Anti-corruption day

December 9th marks the anticorruption day worldwide established by the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. It is important to remember each year the vast amounts of money involved in corruption worldwide and the consequence it brings to economies and societies.  More than 2.6 trillion dollars (5% of the global GDP) are stolen through generalized corruption. The fight … Continue reading International Anti-corruption day

ROHINGYA CHILDREN IN BANGLADESH ARE BEING DENIED THEIR FREEDOM TO EDUCATION

Since 2016, the Government of Myanmar has conducted an ethnic cleansing and genocide of the Rohingya population in the country. More than 10.000 have been killed and studies show that more than a million have conducted forced migration to neighbor countries such as Bangladesh, Pakistan, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia.  More than 700.000 have fled to … Continue reading ROHINGYA CHILDREN IN BANGLADESH ARE BEING DENIED THEIR FREEDOM TO EDUCATION