The war in Ukraine is still ongoing and entering its third week. The civilian population and civilian infrastructure are continuously being targeted by Russian forces, leaving behind death and destruction. Therefore, 20 NGOs, including Dominicans for Justice and Peace and the Dominican Leadership Conference, have delivered a joint statement during the ongoing 49th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council calling for peace and the preservation of civilian lives. Renewing their statement made on 24th of February, calling out Russia on their senseless aggression against the Ukraine. You can read the statement in full here.