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Jesuit St. Peter Claver, who ministered to Afro-American slaves in Cartagena, Colombia, in the 17th century.

Jesuit St. Peter Claver, who ministered to Afro-American slaves in Cartagena, Colombia, in the 17th century.

Jesuits and Colombia's peace and reconciliation process

09/09/2017 14:47

Jesuit Father Mauricio Garcia Duran of JRS spoke to Linda Bordoni about the importance of human rights in the peace and reconciliation process in Colombia.  

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his second state of the nation address Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines, Monday July 24, 2017.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his second state of the nation address Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines, Monday July 24, 2017.

Bishops against Duterte's plan to scrap Philippine rights body

28/07/2017 16:01

Duterte said he wants to abolish the Philippines’ Commission on Human Rights (CHR), which has been critical of his ‎brutal war on drugs‎. 

 

India's government bans the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter.

India's government bans the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter.

Protests breakout after India bans cattle slaughter

01/06/2017 14:07

The Church leaders in India say the Government’s ban on sale of cattle for slaughter across the country is a violation of human rights.

 

Refugee children in Greece returning from school

Syrian children come home from a local greek school.

The battle for children's rights continues

20/04/2017 12:57

People around the world were shocked to see horrific images of children who drowned in the attempt to flee conflict or were victims of the chemical bombing in Syria. Tragic events such as these remind us of the importance to protect children from harm, whatever the cause may be.

Women in the northern Syrian city of al-Bab

Women in the northern Syrian city of al-Bab

Archb. Jurkovič appeals for dialogue to end Syria war

15/03/2017 10:00

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič has urged the international community to “embrace the perspective of victims” of the Syrian war. In a statement delivered to Human Rights Council of the United Nations in Geneva, Jurkovič reflected on the disastrous situation that continues to unfold in Syria.