New developments of the Human Right to Peace at the United Nations

Joint reply of 1795 NGO, including the Dominicans for Justice and Peace (Order of Preachers), Civil Society Organizations and cities to the Advisory Committee questionnaire on elements for a draft declaration on the right to peace

Pakistan : Murder of Federal Minister for Minorities

The Dominican Order expresses its deep preoccupation after the assassination in Islamabad of the Pakistani Federal Minister for Minorities

Publication of UNESCO 2011 Report "The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and education"

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization publishes its 2011 Report on Children in Armed conflicts

Freedom of religion is a fundamental path to peace

Religious freedom is an issue of the utmost relevance, that is still subjected throughout the world to innumerable violations. At present, Christians are the religious group which suffers most from persecution because of their faith.

An appeal from the bishops of Iraq to the Catholics of France

In a text entitled "Appeal to our brothers in France," the bishops of Iraq testify to their faith and their hope, following the attack at a church in Baghdad October 31, 2010. "Stay with us" they ask.

The Dominican Order strongly condemns massacre of Christians in Bagdad

Present in Iraq for centuries, the Dominican Order strongly condemns the massacre of Christians in Sayidat al-Najat's Church and call the Iraqi government to take its responsibilities in order to protect Christian minority

International solidarity and the Right to Peace

Human Rights Council
Fifteenth session
Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development 

The human right to peace as part of the draft declaration on the right of peoples and individuals to international solidarity
(see attached for statement)

PAKISTAN : Civil society groups protest diverted flooding

Together with other groups of the civil society, Dominicans of Pakistan protest against diverted flooding targeting minorities

United Nations declares access to clean water and sanitation is a human right

United Nations' General Assembly declares access to clean water and sanitation is a human right : a major improvement for billions of human being