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