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

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

Human Rights Day

Today, the HRI for peace and freedom congratulates all of the women and men, young and old whom constantly fight to promote and protect human rights around the world; such people bring life to the concept of what human rights are all about.  The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was proclaimed on December 10th, 1948 (71 years ago) and … Continue reading Human Rights Day

International Anti-corruption day

December 9th marks the anticorruption day worldwide established by the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. It is important to remember each year the vast amounts of money involved in corruption worldwide and the consequence it brings to economies and societies.  More than 2.6 trillion dollars (5% of the global GDP) are stolen through generalized corruption. The fight … Continue reading International Anti-corruption day

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

THE HRI DEMANDS SENATOR DE LIMA´S INMEDIATE RELEASE

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

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

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