Item 7: The Right to Development

Joint statement on behalf of Franciscans International, Dominicans for Justice and Peace and the Lutheran World Federation. At informal meetings during the 55h Commission on Human Rights several members of the diplomatic community expressed ...

Item 11: Civil and Political Rights: Religious Intolerance and Freedom of Expression

Franciscans International and Dominicans for Justice and Peace again draw the attention of the Commission to the issue of religious intolerance and discrimination on the basis of religion. The problem of religious intolerance is still growing ...

Item 13: Rights of the Child, The Human Rights of Children in Iraq

Statement delivered by Arlene Flaherty, OP, on behalf of FI/OP addressing the Human Rights situation facing children in Iraq I speak on behalf of Franciscans International and Dominicans for Justice and Peace, in conjunction with the Jus...

Item 14: Migrants Refugees, Asylum Seekers, Migrants and Trafficked Women and Children in Europe

Joint statement delivered on behalf of FI/OP and the International Catholic Migration Commission. On 11 April 2000, Franciscans International, Dominicans for Justice and Peace and the International Catholic Migration Commission concluded a t...

Item 18: Effective Functioning of Human Rights Mechanisms, Brazil's failure to comply with mechanisms

Joint statement presented by Pax Christi International on behalf of Franciscans International, Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Association for the Prevention of Torture, International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH), Global Justice Center...

Item 2: Question of the violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms in all countries

Franciscans International and Dominicans for Justice and Peace remain gravely concerned about the situation of human rights in Mexico. The adoption last year of resolution 1998/4 on Mexico by the 50th Session of the Sub-Commission raised expect...

Item 8: Prevention of discrimination against and the protection of minorities.

Franciscans International and Dominicans for Justice and Peace remain concerned about discrimination and persecution on the basis of religion. We consider that the problem of religious intolerance is growing and is at the root of a number of conflicts and ...

Item 3 : Organization of the work of the session

Franciascans International and the Dominicans consider that in 1998 the human rights situation in Colombia continued to be one of the gravest in the world and deplore that, despite the numerous recommendations made by different UN mechanisms, the Colombian...

Article 9: Human Rights Violations in Any Part of the World

Mexico There is ample evidence to demonstrate that the situation of human rights in Mexico is constantly worsening. This has been confirmed in reports of various UN human rights bodies and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, and...

Item 11: Civil and Political Rights

Franciscans International and Dominicans are concerned about the issue of issue of religious intolerance and discrimination on the basis of religion. We welcome the report of the Special Rapporteur on Religious Intolerance Mr. Abdelfattah Amor (Tunisia) [E...

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