55th Regular Session of the UN Sub-Commission on Human Rights (28 July - 15 August 2003)


Prévention de la discrimination et protection des minorités religieuses au Pakistan (en anglais)

Religious intolerance and discrimination on the basis of religion remain as one of the root causes of a number of conflicts, wars and ongoing violence in the world. Furthermore, it is often a major motivation for attacks by extremists against the minority ...

L'administration de la justice en Bolivie : le procès inéquitable de M. Guillermo Roelants (en anglais)

Madame Chairperson, Franciscans International, in conjunction with Dominicans for Justice and Peace and Franciscans International Bolivia, condemns the unfair and irregular proceedings in the trial of Mr. Guillermo Roelants, President of the Tierra S...

L'impact des bombardements sur les droits de l'homme et l'environnement à Vieques, Porto Rico (en anglais)

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, in conjunction with Franciscans International, brings to the attention of the Sub-Commission the situation of human rights of the people of Vieques in Puerto Rico. Firstly, we wish to recognize that on May 1, 20...

Vers une criminalisation universelle de la traite des êtres humains (en anglais)

 

Franciscans International and representatives of its sections in India, Italy, Lebanon and Zambia actively participated in the last session of the UN Working Group on Contemporary Forms of Slavery and appreciated the excellent chairmanship of Mr. Pinheiro....

Violations des droits de l'homme des enfants en Irak (en anglais)

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Dominican Leadership Conference, Pax Christi International, in conduction with Franciscans International, raise the issue of the impact of sanctions and of war on the full enjoyment of economic, social and cultural righ...

Discrimination dans l'application de la peine de mort : l'urgence de l'abolition (en anglais)

Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Pax Christi International, Dominican Leadership Conference and Congregations of St. Joseph, in conjunction with Franciscans International, again raise the issue of ongoing discrimination in the application and the...