Liebe ist Liebe: Deutsche Bundestag sagt Ja zur “Ehe für alle”

An dem heutigen historisch bedeutsamen Tag, der ohne Zweifel als Sieg für LGBTQ-Leute und Verteidiger von LGBTQ-Rechten gilt, hat das deutsche Parlament beschlossen die „Ehe für Alle“ zu legalisieren. Kanzlerin Angela Merkel forderte eine freie Abstimmung über die „Ehe für alle", und zeigte damit eine Veränderung in ihrer Haltung zu diesem weit besprochenen Thema. Seit … Continue reading Liebe ist Liebe: Deutsche Bundestag sagt Ja zur “Ehe für alle”

¡ Amor es Amor, Alemania aprueba el matrimonio homosexual!

Con 393 votos a favor y 225 votos en contra, el parlamento alemán aprobó hoy, 30 de junio, la legalización del matrimonio homosexual.  Desde el 2001, han estado permitidas las uniones civiles de personas del mismo sexo pero no han tenido igualdad jurídica  y se les ha negado derechos como la adopción. Hasta finales del presente … Continue reading ¡ Amor es Amor, Alemania aprueba el matrimonio homosexual!

Human Rights Matter comunica el caso de R. G. * contra Tayikistán al Comité de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas

Como parte de su programa de defensores de los derechos humanos, Human Rights Matter ha comunicado el caso de R. G. contra Tayikistán como representante legal de un solicitante ante el Comité de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas alegando que Tayikistán viola el Pacto Internacional Sobre Derechos Civiles y Políticos. El solicitante es el … Continue reading Human Rights Matter comunica el caso de R. G. * contra Tayikistán al Comité de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas

The Broader Context of the Problematique Human Rights Defenders are Encountering in Latin-America and the Caribbean countries

Needless to say, Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) have a key role in the protection and promotion of human rights. Notwithstanding their irreplaceable and indispensable function in pushing for an effective protection of the most elemental rights, however, it has been an undisputable fact that they often are the most targeted groups by governments and vulnerable, … Continue reading The Broader Context of the Problematique Human Rights Defenders are Encountering in Latin-America and the Caribbean countries

The recent killing of Filipino HRD’s and death threats to their families and other HRDS!

Many had a genuine hope and pervasive expectation that the newly crowned regime under the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte would become a highly reinvigorated political reformation, and as an institutional breakthrough in tackling the ‘much-said about’ challenges, inter alia; the ceaseless armed conflict, the massive human rights violations, the tenacity of injustice, the burgeoning … Continue reading The recent killing of Filipino HRD’s and death threats to their families and other HRDS!

A call to the President urging to be abided by his own self declared promises: Release all political prisoners and imprisoned human rights defenders!!

On the occasion of International human rights day on the 10th of December 2016, Human Rights Matter (HRM) stands up for the rights of political prisoners and imprisoned human rights defenders in the Philippines. Human Rights Matter is seriously concerned and alarmed to hear about the death of the detained political prisoner Bernabe Ocasla, who … Continue reading A call to the President urging to be abided by his own self declared promises: Release all political prisoners and imprisoned human rights defenders!!

Human Rights Matter Statement to the Kidapawan Massacre

  Human Rights Matter (HRM) is deeply distraught by the outrageous attack and KILLING of innocent FARMERS AND Lumad indigenous people IN KIDAPAWAN, NORTH COTABATO by the PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE. Notwithstanding the persistently ongoing repression and tyrannical killings, assaults, forced disappearances and other inhuman treatments against FARMERS, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES and against human rights defenders and … Continue reading Human Rights Matter Statement to the Kidapawan Massacre