Within the monitoring process for violation of Human Rights conducted by the HRI, the Government of Iran has shown acts of repression against activists who fight against inequality and in favor of civil and human rights for the Muslim women. On June 7th of 2019, Fariba was detained in Iran by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. … Continue reading The Human Rights Institute pronounces against the illegal detention of the French-Iranian anthropologist, Fariba Adelkhah.
Gabon´s Senate Approves the legalization of homosexuality
The Senate voted on Monday to modify the penal code. Annulling an amendment introduced in July 2019, prohibiting "same-sex sexual relations". Fifty-nine senators voted in favor of the suppression of this amendment that penalizes homosexuality, 17 against and 4 abstentions. The Gabonese Republic is a country located in Central Africa, and on Monday, the Government … Continue reading Gabon´s Senate Approves the legalization of homosexuality
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
Torturers must never be allowed to get away with their crimes, and systems that enable torture should be dismantled or transformed. UN Secretary-General António Guterres There is an absolute, worldwide prohibition of torture under international law. This degrading and inhuman act, directly violates the inherited dignity all human beings share in common, as equals under … Continue reading International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
The Human Rights Institute for Peace and Freedom urges the Governments of both China and India to stop the armed conflict.
Twenty Indian soldiers were killed in an armed conflict against the Chinese army. This particular dispute between the two most populous nations on earth; neighbors and both nuclear-armed, represents what could become a military conflict of massive consequences; specially for the civilian population. International actors as well as diplomatic mediation between both countries is necessary, … Continue reading The Human Rights Institute for Peace and Freedom urges the Governments of both China and India to stop the armed conflict.
Racism is a Virus
The HRI for peace and freedom of the World Jurist Association condemns the latest hate crime towards George Floyd. Recent events expose discrimination to equal protection towards the law, and inhuman, cruel and degrading treatment towards the Black Society in the United States of America. Racism is a systemized form of discrimination and oppression, unacceptable in the … Continue reading Racism is a Virus
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
Venezuela’s Healthcare Crisis in COVID-19 times
As of March 16, 2020, what started as an epidemic in the city of Wuhan, China, is currently a global pandemic with more than 170.000 total infected in 158 territories and almost 7.000 deaths. The big question shifted from what country will get it next, to how are countries going to respond? Aside from hospitals … Continue reading Venezuela’s Healthcare Crisis in COVID-19 times