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

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