The grave human rights situation in Mexico, Colombia, Burundi and Rwanda

Mr. Chairman, Franciscans International in collaboration with Dominicans wishes to raise the grave human rights situations in Mexico, Colombia, Burundi and Rwanda. Concerning Mexico, the most recent reports of Amnesty International and ...

In support of the creation of a Permanent Forum for Indigenous Peoples

In the context of the International Decade for Indigenous People, Franciscans International and the Dominicans wish to draw to the attention of the Commission the need to move forward even more on the work done around the world on behalf ...

In support of the creation of a Permanent Forum for Indigenous Peoples (in Spanish)

Franciscans International desea llamar la atención, en el contexto del Decenio Internacional para las Poblaciones Indígenas, sobre la necesidad de impulsar aún más el trabajo que se realiza en el mundo sobre los derechos de los Pueblos Indios. Muc...

Freedom of religion and belief in Pakistan

Mr. Chairman, we wish you peace and all goodness. As members of religious communities, with a combined membership of over 800,000 members in more than 120 countries, Franciscans International in collaboration with the Dominicans is concerned about the deni...

Torture, lack of rehabilitation of detainees and other issues related to the administration of justice in Mexico

Franciscans International and the Dominicans urge the international community to work even more consistently for the respect, dignity and the rights of all human beings. It is of a great concern to us that it the onset of a new millennium, torture ...

Torture, lack of rehabilitation of detainees and other issues related to the administration of justice in Mexico (in Spanish)

Franciscans Internationals en colaboración con los dominicos hace un llamado urgente a la comunidad internacional a fin de trabajar aun más por el respeto de la persona humana en su dignidad y sus derechos. Es una pena constatar que a...

Human rights, mass exoduses and displaced persons in Burundi, Brazil and Colombia

Mr. Chairman, Franciscans Intentional and the Dominicans want to speak about the ever-increasing violations of human rights that are forcing people to flee their homes and to become displaced persons within their own countries. In Burundi, acc...

The situation of human rights defenders in Mexico and Colombia

Mr. Chairman. Franciscans International in collaboration with Dominicans declares its strong support for the Draft Declaration on the rights of human rights defenders. In view of the importance and the precarious and dangerous nature of their wo...

Child labour situation in the world and more particularly in India and Pakistan

In many countries of the world, millions of children are involved in child labor, some of which is illegal and deprives them of their childhood. The International Labor Office (ILO) estimates that worldwide the number of working children is at a stagger...

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