Entity recommended to “Minsa and the central government, to initiate a review process of Resolution No. 1/2020, the pronouncements of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, International Conventions and the Political Constitution of Panama in a timely manner.

Panama – Research made by the Defense of Pueblo, conclude that el Ministry of Health (Minsa), the National Police and the Ministery of security they violated the Human rights (DH), of the LGBTIQ + population, due to the implementation of measures from mobility established at the beginning of the pandemic.

For this reason the entity recommended to the “Minsa and to government central, initiate in a timely manner a process of revision from Resolution No. 1/2020, the pronouncements from Inter-American Court of Human Rights, International conventions and the Political constitution from Panama.

He also recommended the training Y awarenessn in terms of Human rights especially the right to equality, non-discrimination and thoroughly analyze article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the face of human dignity “.

Similarly, the Defense also solicitous al Minsa Yet the National Police refer within a period of no more than tthirty (30) days calendar, arguments that sustain the acceptance or not of the recommendations issued in the Resolution No. P-1259G-2020 of June 11, 2021.

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Bliss request was carried out based on the article 33 from Law No. 7 from February 5th from 1997, Therefore, the Office of the Ombudsman is created, as amended by Laws No. 41 of December 1, 2005 and No. 55 of October 2, 2009.

The 30 days with which the Minsa and the police will be counted from received of the present Resolution.

These investigations arise after the Trans Men Organization Panama and the Panamanian Association of Trans People (APPT) expose before the entity the different generated situationssa root of implemented measures by health authorities, in order to minimize the contagions Y spread of the virus in the year 2020.

For this reason the Ombudsman, Upon learning about the series of situations faced by the trans population, he opened a ex officio complaint before the possible violation of the Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination.

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