The urgent need to lift international sanctions to preserve children's rights 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...

Contributions of faith-based organizations to 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 ...

Discrimination of religious minorities in Pakistan

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 ...

Migration and human rights 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...

Brazil's necessary adherence and compliance to human rights 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...

Torture, enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings in Mexico

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...

The situation of religious minorities in Pakistan and India

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 ...

Paramilitarism and human rights in Colombia

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...

Human rights violations in Mexico, Pakistan and Colombia

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...

Religious intolerance in Pakistan and India

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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