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

ACTS OF REPRESSION CONDUCTED BY THE IRANIAN GOVERNMENT LEAVE A BLOODSHED OF PROTESTORS

Since November 15th of 2019 a series of protests have risen in the entire country of Iran in consequence of fuel prices. These protests have been of the most significant ever since the Islamic Republic was established in 1979, 40 years ago.  For some years there has been low state legitimacy because of unemployment, and … Continue reading ACTS OF REPRESSION CONDUCTED BY THE IRANIAN GOVERNMENT LEAVE A BLOODSHED OF PROTESTORS

International Day in Support of Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Currently there are more than 80,000 cases of forced disappearances in Syria since 2011, almost 100,000 in Sri Lanka since 1980, more than 6,000 Kosovo since 1999 and thousands more in many other countries.  To honor victims of enforced disappearances all over the world, the HRI for peace and freedom communicates the importance of addressing this … Continue reading International Day in Support of Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Russian Government commits acts of repression in Moscow

Civil protest in Moscow on July 26th Past weekend, almost 1.400 civilians were detained and overall, heavily repressed by authorities in Moscow, Russia. A violent police crackdown was conducted to protests against the banning of several opposition political parties running for the September Moscow City Council elections.  The amount of civilians detained has not been … Continue reading Russian Government commits acts of repression in Moscow

The HRI promotes the implementation of the Magnitsky Act in Europe

Sergei Magnitsky was a Russian tax accountant who in 2009 investigated fraud in his country. He was accused of committing fraud himself and detained by state authorities. While in prison he was tortured and developed several illnesses, he was refused medical aid and was finally beaten to death.   Magnitsky was arbitrary arrested and assassinated for … Continue reading The HRI promotes the implementation of the Magnitsky Act in Europe

Acts of Repression by the Maduro Regime: The case of Deputy Zambrano

Edgar Zambrano, Vice-president of the National Assembly of Venezuela Within the monitoring process for violation of Human Rights conducted by the HRI for Peace and Freedom, the situation of Edgar Zambrano, Vice-president of the National Assembly of Venezuela, is in a critical state.  The VP of the National Assembly is currently in a hunger strike … Continue reading Acts of Repression by the Maduro Regime: The case of Deputy Zambrano

Acts of Repression against 16-year-old Rufo Chacón

Within the monitoring process for violations of Human Rights conducted by the HRI, the country of Venezuela, illegitimately governed by Maduro´s Regime, has once again provided sufficient evidence for the international community to address the systematic repression to drown out the peaceful citizens´ protests calling for rights, in the face of a lack of food, medicine, … Continue reading Acts of Repression against 16-year-old Rufo Chacón