Calling Tanzania To End Violence Against Albino Populations

People with albinism face particularly difficult stigma in Tanzania, as local beliefs have cemented the perception that they are unnatural or cursed individuals. They are rejected by their families, avoided by their peers, and discriminated against, from school yards to court rooms. In many cases, people with albinism have suffered violent mutilations at the hands of traditional leaders who lead people to believe this puts an end to their...

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New President of FI Board

FI's International Board of Directors Elects New President: Joe Rozansky, OFM.

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Detention on Manus Island is Illegal

PNG's Supreme Court Rules the Dentention of Asylum Seekers on Manus Island to be Illegal

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Violations Against Indigenous Peoples

Put an End to State-Complicity!

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Human Rights Council:

Keep Burundi As a Priority

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Australia:

Close Down Offshore Detention Centres For Asylum Seekers

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Women’s Right to Food

States and Businesses Should Be Held Accountable for Protecting Basic Human Rights

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Love Never Fails:

International Congress Celebrates 10th anniversary of "Deus Caritas Est" Encyclical.

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COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE

Bénin: Le Comité de l’ONU pour les droits de l’Enfant appelle le Bénin à remédier à la situation des enfants dits sorciers et à renforcer l’enregistrement des naissances 

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Extreme Poverty is a Human Rights Violation: Poverty Reduction Efforts Should Focus on Rights

Greatly concerned by the increasing number of people who find themselves excluded and marginalised from the current global economic system, Pope Francis has urged the Church to give particular attention to vulnerable and poor populations who are often “without work, without possibilities, without any means of escape.”   In his recent inauguration of the Jubilee Year of Mercy on December 8th 2015, Pope Francis encouraged Catholics worldwide to...

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