On Tuesday, Cardinal Joseph Zen’s second day in court in Hong Kong, five witnesses were cross-examined and the magistrate ruled that there was sufficient evidence to justify a trial.
The mines “are often no more than narrow shafts dug into the ground, which is why children are recruited — and in many cases forced — to descend into them," one witness said.
Following the confiscation of Catholic schools and clinics in Eritrea, Church officials in the country have turned their efforts to educating the people at the grassroots about their human rights.
UK-based human rights foundation, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), has lauded the decision of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to appoint an expert who is expected to keep an eye on the deteriorating human rights situation in Sudan following last month’s coup.
Catholic Bishops in Kenya are calling on the government of the East African nation to fully support the revised draft of the United Nations (UN) Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights at the ongoing negotiations in Geneva, Switzerland.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights foundation, is demanding the release of an Alafia Christian man who has been on the wrong side of the government for abandoning Islam in favor of Christianity.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights foundation, has joined more than 60 international organizations that are urging Sudan’s Sovereignty Council to transfer three indictees of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to The Hague where they will be charged for crimes against humanity.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organization, has welcomed the adoption of a number of resolutions by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) aimed at ending human rights abuses that have been widely reported in Ethiopia.
Catholic Bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have, in a collective statement at the end of their 57th Plenary Assembly, outlined six issues affecting the Central African nation, which they want addressed while safeguarding of the Congolese from those who have taken it “hostage.”
Pope Francis said Wednesday that Christian faith demands conversion from individualism and a commitment to defending the inherent dignity of every person.
As Ghana joined the rest of the world to mark International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, a Catholic gender activist argued that the only solution to the eradication of corruption in the West African Country is pushing for gender equality and allowing women to take up leadership positions.
As the fifth session of the Open-Ended Inter-Governmental Working Group (OEIGWG) on Transnational Corporations gets underway in Geneva, Switzerland with the aim of developing an international protocol to guide the operations of Trans-National Companies (TNCs), Catholic Bishops in the world’s second largest continent are calling on governments and the international community to ensure that TNCs respect human rights.