Minority effective participation in Pakistan political life

A lay Dominican address the United Nations Forum on Minority Issues on effective political participation in Pakistan

GAZA : le rapport Goldstone approuvé par l'ONU

Lors d'une session spéciale convoquée en urgence à Genève, le Conseil des Droits de l'Homme des Nations Unies adopte une résolution

Les Dominicains appellent l'ONU à lutter contre les violences inter-communautaires

L'Ordre dominicain exhorte le Conseil des Droits de l'Homme de l'ONU à agir contre les violences inter-communautaires, particulièrement contre celles qui frappent les minorités chrétiennes d'Inde et du Pakistan

GAZA: L'enquête de l'ONU met en lumière les crimes de guerre des deux camps

La Mission d'établissement des faits sur le conflit à Gaza au début de l'année 2009 a des preuves que les forces israéliennes et les militants palestiniens ont commis de graves crimes de guerre et des infractions au droit humanitaire qui pourraient être considérées comme des crimes contre l'humanité.

Lois sur le blasphème et les droits de l'homme des minorités religieuses au Pakistan (en anglais)

The Dominican Order submitted a written statement to the UN Human Rights Council on the impact of "blasphemy laws on the enjoyment of Human Rights by religious minorities in Pakistan

Persécutions contre des communautés chrétiennes au Pakistan

Les frères de la vice-province du Pakistan réagissent aux récentes attaques de quartiers chrétiens dans l'État du Penjab, qui ont fait huit morts et de nombreux blessés, et demandent l'abolition des lois discriminatoires sur le blasphème

Dominican Bishop Raul Vera denounces Mexican Mine to abandon deceased miners' bodies despite outcry from families

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Even though the bodies of the 63 dead miners in the Pasta de Conchos Mine in Coahuila, Mexico could be removed easily and without great risk, the mining company (IMMSA) prefers to bury the past. Some believe it is to cover up their total disregard for safety regulations that, had they been followed, probably would have saved many of the miners' lives.

Dominicans call upon the government of Pakistan to withdraw all cases against lawyers and activists

 The Pakistan NGO Support Group 1 urges the new government of Pakistan to immediately withdraw all the cases against lawyers, human rights defenders and political workers

Dignité de la personne et Droits de l'Homme

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Le frère Gabriel Nissim o.p. participe à la table-ronde organisée sur ce thème le mardi 11 mars 2008 au Palais des Nations Unies à Genève, en marge de la 7ème session du Conseil des Droits de l'Homme.

Violence against the Christians in ORISSA and other parts of INDIA

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Attacks against the Christian community

Brutal attacks against the Christian community took place on Christmas eve, in December 2007, in the Kanhamal district of Orissa. The Christmas festival of joy and peace was ruined by the unwarranted attacks by fundamentalist forces. There appears to be a  total breakdown of law and order that could curtail such crimes against humanity.
 
In a memorandum submitted to the National Human Rights Commission and signed by Archbishop Vincent Concessao of Delhi, Dr. John Dayal, President of the All India Catholic Union , Dr. Joseph Desouza, President of the All India Christian Council and other Christian Leaders, it was stated that nearly 90 Churches have been burned down and nine people have died.  Furthermore, bout 600 houses were burned or vandalized and some 5000 people have been affected by the attacks.
 

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