Derecho al Trabajo Digno

En virtud de la actual pandemia, el HRI se encuentra en la necesidad de comunicar la importancia sobre el derecho al trabajo digno. El derecho al trabajo se reconoce en la Declaración Universal de Derechos Humanos (DUDH), el Pacto Internacional de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales, así como en numerosos instrumentos legales internacionales, en las Constituciones de numerosos … Continue reading Derecho al Trabajo Digno

Preocupantes declaraciones emitidas por el Secretario General de Gobierno del estado Zulia (Venezuela)

En torno a las últimas declaraciones emitidas por el Secretario General de Gobierno del estado Zulia, Lisandro Cabello sobre el retorno de migrantes venezolanos por el mencionado estado, el HRI, resaltando su carácter de defensor de los DDHH de todos los ciudadanos del mundo y enfatizando la promoción del resguardo de la integridad de todos … Continue reading Preocupantes declaraciones emitidas por el Secretario General de Gobierno del estado Zulia (Venezuela)

Regarding the latest law submitted at the annual National People’s Congress (NPC) of China

The HRI for peace and freedom addresses the latest controversial situation in regard to a proposed law which could violate civil liberties of the Hong Kongese population.  As one of our pillars is to work preventively against any possible human rights violation, we must express our concern and caution towards visible, possible dangers. Such law will undoubtedly … Continue reading Regarding the latest law submitted at the annual National People’s Congress (NPC) of China

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

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

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