Violation to economic, social and cultural rights in Vieques, Puerto Rico

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Dominican Leadership Conference and Pax Christi International, in conjunction with Franciscans International, is concerned about the violation of the economic, social and cultural rights of people in situations wh...

Human rights and death penalty

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Dominican Leadership Conference, Pax Christi International, Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the World Council of Churches, International Federation of Action by Christians for the Abolition ...

Human trafficking and the human rights of migrants

UN Commission on Human Rights 61st session: 14 March – 22 April 2005 Agenda item 14: Specific groups and individuals - Human Rights of Migrants & Contemporary Forms of Slavery Franciscans International, Dominicans for Justice and Peace, the Dominican ...

Blasphemy legislation and the situation of religious freedom in Pakistan

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Dominican Leadership Conference, Franciscans International and Pax Christi International in conjunction with the World Council of Churches strongly consider that religious intolerance and discrimination on the basis of rel...

Security concerns, the re-establishment of the rule of law and respect of minorities in Iraq

Insecurity Two years after the armed intervention by the coalition forces, the Iraqi people remain the victims of extreme violence. The violence affects all sectors of the population but more particularly the civil population especially the...

Security concerns, the re-establishment of the rule of law and respect of minorities in Iraq (in French)

Insécurité Deux ans après l’intervention armée des forces de la coalition, l’Irak reste la proie de violences extrêmes. Ces violences n’épargnent aucun secteur de la population mais touchent...

Conceptual clarifications on the right to development and the link with other human rights

After attending the Right to Development Task Force and 6th Session of the Working Group, Franciscans International and the Dominicans for Justice and Peace support the shift towards implementation and operationalization, and also to highlight cru...

Reinforcing the fight against contemporary forms of slavery and human trafficking

UN Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights 56th session, 26 July – 13 August 2004 Agenda item 6: Contemporary Forms of Slavery Franciscans International and some of its grassroots members from India and Lebanon actively par...

Extreme poverty in the context of economic growth

Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights 56th Session Item 4: Economic Social and Cultural Rights I speak on behalf of Franciscans International (FI), an NGO that represents Franciscan women and men dedicated to the poor in all...

Violation of human rights, humanitarian law and fundamental freedoms in Iraq

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Dominican Leadership Conference, Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic and Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, in conjunction with Franciscans International, are seriously concerned about the ongoing violations of human rights an...

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