Human Rights Violations

Mons. John Putzer, chargé d’affaires of the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva. Credit:

Holy See “deeply concerned” about Human Rights Violations in DR Congo

Oct 11, 2023

The Holy See is “deeply concerned” about human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the chargé d’affaires of the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva has said.

Members of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC). Credit: ACI Africa

"Deeply concerned”: Catholic Bishops’ Conference on Human Rights Violations in Sudan

Jul 4, 2023

Members of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC), who include Catholic Bishops in Sudan and South Sudan have expressed concern about continued human rights violations in the ongoing war in Sudan.

Past demonstrations on the streets in Uganda/ Credit: Public domain

Catholic Leaders in Uganda Reveal Chilling Human Rights Violations in COVID-19 Report

Apr 20, 2021

COVID-19 lockdown in Uganda came with torture, sexual violence, unfair arrests, and deaths in police custody among other serious violations of human rights, a recent investigation by the Justice and Peace Commissions (JPC) of the Catholic Archdiocese of Gulu and Lira Diocese in the East African country has established.