The impact of toxic waste left by military forces on human rights in Vieques, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Dominican Leadership Conference and Pax Christi, in conjunction with Franciscans International, bring to the attention of the UN Commission on Human Rights the violation of economic, social and cultural rights of peoples w...

The situation of the Christian minority in Pakistan

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Franciscans International, Dominican Leadership Conference, Pax Christi Internationalis, in conjunction with the Commission on Justice and Peace of Religious men and women in Pakistan and the Commission on Justice and Peac...

The situation of human rights in Occupied Iraq

Dominicans for Justice and Peace and its co-sponsors, Dominican Leadership Conference, Caritas Internationalis, Canadian Council of Churches, International Presentation Association: Sisters of the Presentation, Congregations of Saint Joseph, Sisters ...

Prevention of discrimination and protection of religious minorities in Pakistan

Religious intolerance and discrimination on the basis of religion remain as one of the root causes of a number of conflicts, wars and ongoing violence in the world. Furthermore, it is often a major motivation for attacks by extremists against the minority ...

The administration of Justice in Bolivia: the unfair trial of Mr. Guillermo Roelants

Madame Chairperson, Franciscans International, in conjunction with Dominicans for Justice and Peace and Franciscans International Bolivia, condemns the unfair and irregular proceedings in the trial of Mr. Guillermo Roelants, President of the Tierra S...

The impacts of bombing on human rights and environment in Vieques, Puerto Rico

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, in conjunction with Franciscans International, brings to the attention of the Sub-Commission the situation of human rights of the people of Vieques in Puerto Rico. Firstly, we wish to recognize that on May 1, 20...

Towards universal criminalization of human trafficking

 

Franciscans International and representatives of its sections in India, Italy, Lebanon and Zambia actively participated in the last session of the UN Working Group on Contemporary Forms of Slavery and appreciated the excellent chairmanship of Mr. Pinheiro....

Children's human rights violations in Iraq

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Dominican Leadership Conference, Pax Christi International, in conduction with Franciscans International, raise the issue of the impact of sanctions and of war on the full enjoyment of economic, social and cultural righ...

Discrimination on the use of death penalty: the urgency for abolition

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Pax Christi International, Dominican Leadership Conference and Congregations of St. Joseph, in conjunction with Franciscans International, again raise the issue of ongoing discrimination in the application and the...

A briefing of the Dominican participation in the III Mondial Social Forum (en français)

Le IIIe Forum social mondial fut un évènement grandiose et sans précédent dans les annales des rencontres de la société civile. Il a eu lieu du 23-27 janvier, 2003 à Porto Alegre au Brésil. Les débats du Forum social ont été dominés par la perspecti...

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