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

Human Rights and Climate Change

With the COP25 Climate Conference finalizing on December 13th and now entering into an extension without stable, significant pacts from countries representatives, the HRI for peace and freedom wishes to state the importance of fighting against clime change as well as the direct and indirect consequences it already has and will gradually have over human rights through time, around the … Continue reading Human Rights and Climate Change

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