57th Regular Session of the UN Sub-Commission on Human Rights (25 July - 12 August 2005)


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...