UN Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights


THE UNITED NATIONS SUB-COMMISSION ON THE PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS. 55th SESSION, GENEVA, 28 JULY – 15 AUGUST 200

TABLE OF CONTENTS THE UNITED NATIONS SUB-COMMISSION ON THE PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS. 55th SESSION, GENEVA, 28 JULY – 15 AUGUST 2003 Introduction Franciscans International Evaluation Of The Session Franciscans Int...

Item 5: Prevention of discrimination and protection of minorities - PAKISTAN

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 ...

Item 5: Prevention of discrimination and protection of minorities - PAKISTAN (written statement)

Agenda item 5: Prevention of discrimination: (a) Racism, racial discrimination and xenophobia; (b) Prevention of discrimination and protection of indigenous peoples; (c) Prevention of discrimination and protection of minorities. Religious intoleranc...

Item 3: Administration of Justice - BOLIVIA

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...

Item 2: Question of violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms in all countries - VIEQUES

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...

Item 6: Contemporary forms of slavery - HUMAN TRAFFICKING

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....

Item 4: Economic, social, and cultural rights - IRAQ

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...

Item 3: Administration of justice, rule of law and democracy - DEATH PENALTY

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...