COVID-19 vaccine: The very end of the pandemic?

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?

The Human Rights Institute pronounces against the illegal detention of the French-Iranian anthropologist, Fariba Adelkhah.

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.

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.

El Brasil de Bolsonaro frente a la Covid-19: especial referencia a la situación de los pueblos indígenas

"... durante la crisis de la Covid-19, el Jefe de Estado ha desafiado las recomendaciones de la OMS y de los expertos nacionales en materia de salud. Frente a esto, los 27 Estados brasileños han diseñado sus propias medidas contra la pandemia, con las redes sanitarias al borde del colapso y sin apoyo de gobierno federal para lograr una mayor coordinación entre Estados."

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)