The Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities
meets annually in Geneva and is the only
sub-commission of the UN Commission on Human Rights. It is made up of 26 independent
experts from vario...
The participation of Franciscans International
and Dominicans at the session consisted
not only in delivering statements but also in related activities to advance
the issues which were raised during the session.
Statement under agenda item 2 Question of human rights violations
in all countries
In their statement, Franciscans International and Dominicans said
that in Pakistan the rights of persons belonging to a religious minority
The 1997 session of the Sub-Commission marked
a crucial point in its history. The Sub-Commission had been severely criticized
by its parent body the Commission on Human Rights for neglecting its primary
function as a think-tank as well as...
i.) Agenda item 2: Violation of human rights in all countries
Ms. Forero Ucros (expert from Colombia) stated that Colombia is suffering
from a long armed conflict that is keeping the country from achieving its
great and h...
- Violation of human rights in any part of the world
The Sub-Commission adopted resolutions on the
human rights situations in Congo, Bahrain
and the Democratic PeopleÕs Republic of Korea.
It adopted two ChairmanÕs Statements...
Franciscans International and Dominicans again
intervened on country situations and thematic issues in which some of our
brothers and sisters are involved. We are gaining credibility at the Commission
and Sub-Commission because of the gro...