The growing humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip

Dominicans order condems the grave violations of Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including the recent aggression of the occupied Gaza Strip

Human Rights in West Papua

Following the presentation by Indonesia, of its first periodic report within the UPR mechanism, Dominicans for Justice and Peace made the following oral statement to the UN Human Rights Council 8th Session.

The human right to adequate food in the face of the food crisis (in French)

Largement due à des facteurs humains, la crise alimentaire mondiale n'est pas une fatalité! Dominicans for Justice and Peace (Order of Preachers) appelle la communauté internationale à mettre tout en œuvre pour assurer le droit à l'alimentation de tout être humain et, particulièrement, des plus faibles et des plus vulnérables.

Criteria for a successful outcome of the review of Special Procedures

“The World Conference on Human Rights underlines the importance of preserving and strengthening the system of special procedures, rapporteurs, representatives, experts and working groups …in order to enable them to carry out their mandates in all countries...

Joint statement on the occasion of the UN International Day in support of victims of torture

The United Nations Committee against Torture, the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture and the United Nations High Commissione...

Joint statement on the mandate and work of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief

Joint written statement submitted by: Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the World Council of Churches, Franciscans International, International Association for Religious Freedom, and International Council of Women, non-...

Toxic waste and the right to a healthy environment in Vieques (Puerto Rico) and in the Philippines

Dominicans for Justice and Peace and Dominican Leadership Conference, in conjunction Franciscans International, raise the issue of the violation of economic, social and cultural rights of peoples whose lands have been used for decades by governments as bo...

Religious-based discrimination in Pakistan

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Dominican Leadership Conference, and Franciscans International are concerned about the escalation of religious intolerance and discrimination on the basis of religion . It is one of the causes of divisions, conflicts, wars...

Human rights concerns regarding death penalty: the exemple of the United States of America

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Dominican Leadership Conference and Franciscans International remain concerned about the application and the use of the death penalty in a number of countries in the world as well its unjust and unequal application. It ha...

The situation of systematic violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Iraq

Dominicans for Justice and Peace and Dominican Leadership Conference, in conjunction with Franciscans International, express their serious concern about the gross and systematicviolations of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Iraq. Ne...

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