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...

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

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...

A call for the abolition of 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...

The impact of toxic waste left by military forces on human rights in Vieques, Puerto Rico, and 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...

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