Agenda Item 6: Contemorary Forms of Slavery

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...

Agenda Item 4: Economic Social and Cultural Rights (Extreme Poverty)

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...

Agenda Item 2: Question of the violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms – (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...

Item 9: Question de la violation des droits de l’homme et des libertés fondamentales (Iraq)

Dominicains pour Justice et Paix, Dominican Leadership Conference, Pax Christi, Maryknoll Sisters of Saint Dominique et Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, en conjonction avec Franciscans International, exprime sa vive préoccupation pour les violation...

The death penalty

"Sentenced to death when he was only 19 years old, Javier Suarez Medina’s case raised deeply troubling questions about the fairness of his trial and the ongoing refusal of Texas authorities to respect their binding international t...

Impact of Toxic Waste in Vieques, Puerto Rico and in the Philippines

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Dominican Leadership Conference and Pax Christi, in conjunction with Franciscans International, bring to the attention of the UN Commission on Human Rights the violation of economic, social and cultural rights of peoples w...

Situation of the Christian Minority in Pakistan

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Franciscans International, Dominican Leadership Conference, Pax Christi Internationalis, in conjunction with the Commission on Justice and Peace of Religious men and women in Pakistan and the Commission on Justice and Peac...

Human Rights in Occupied Iraq

Dominicans for Justice and Peace and its co-sponsors, Dominican Leadership Conference, Caritas Internationalis, Canadian Council of Churches, International Presentation Association: Sisters of the Presentation, Congregations of Saint Joseph, Sisters ...

Item 5: Prevention of discrimination and protection of minorities - PAKISTAN

Religious intolerance and discrimination on the basis of religion remain as one of the root causes of a number of conflicts, wars and ongoing violence in the world. Furthermore, it is often a major motivation for attacks by extremists against the minority ...

Item 3: Administration of Justice - BOLIVIA

Madame Chairperson, Franciscans International, in conjunction with Dominicans for Justice and Peace and Franciscans International Bolivia, condemns the unfair and irregular proceedings in the trial of Mr. Guillermo Roelants, President of the Tierra S...

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