by Rubén Romero Lozano @rubenromeroloz The race to discover, register, and commercialize the first vaccine approved to combat COVID-19 is happening right now. Russia, the United States, and China are the main opponents, but the race is crossed by nationalism, mistrust towards the safety of these studies, and the human rights criteria that are applied … Continue reading COVID-19 vaccine: The very end of the pandemic?
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.
Senator Leila M. De Lima On November 20th, Senator Leila M. De Lima will serve 1.000 days unjustly arbitrary detained by the authoritarian regime of Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines. The HRI for Peace and Freedom communicates the case emphasizing in the importance of freedom of conscience and of speech for democracy and peace to triumph … Continue reading THE HRI DEMANDS SENATOR DE LIMA´S INMEDIATE RELEASE
September 15th marks the international day of democracy established by the U.N General Assembly since November 8th 2007. On this day the main purpose is the promotion of the values and ideals which conform democracies around the world. The Human Rights Institute for Peace and Freedomtakes the opportunity to address the importance of such values and how … Continue reading International Day of Democracy