Communal violence affecting religious minorities, India and Pakistan

In India and Pakistan, Christian minority communities are victims of violence perpetrated by extremists from the majority group

Declaration sur le droit de l'Enfant

Oral statement to the 10th session of the UN Human Rights Council for the Discussion on the Convention of the Rights of the Child

Crise économique mondiale

« L’impact de la Crise économique et financière mondiale sur la mise en œuvre effective et universelle des droits de l’homme »

Si cette crise est d’ampleur planétaire, ses effets touchent d’abord des personnes humaines, des millions de familles, d’hommes, de femmes et d’enfants et particulièrement les plus faibles.

The Grave Violations of Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including the recent aggression of the occupied Gaza

Dominicans order condems the grave violations of Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including the recent aggression of the occupied Gaza Strip

Human Rights in West Papua

Following the presentation by Indonesia, of its first periodic report within the UPR mechanism, Dominicans for Justice and Peace made the following oral statement to the UN Human Rights Council 8th Session.

Crise alimentaire mondiale : Intervention des Dominicains à la 7ème session spéciale du Conseil des Droits de l'Homme de l'ONU

Largement due à des facteurs humains, la crise alimentaire mondiale n'est pas une fatalité! Dominicans for Justice and Peace (Order of Preachers) appelle la communauté internationale à mettre tout en œuvre pour assurer le droit à l'alimentation de tout être humain et, particulièrement, des plus faibles et des plus vulnérables.

Criteria for a successful outcome of the review of Special Procedures

“The World Conference on Human Rights underlines the importance of preserving and strengthening the system of special procedures, rapporteurs, representatives, experts and working groups …in order to enable them to carry out their mandates in all countries...

Joint Statement on the Occasion of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

The United Nations Committee against Torture, the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture and the United Nations High Commissione...

Joint Statement on the Mandate and Work of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief

Joint written statement submitted by: Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the World Council of Churches, Franciscans International, International Association for Religious Freedom, and International Council of Women, non-...

Agenda Item 4: Economic, social and cultural rights (Vieques and 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...