Human Rights

Articles

May 16, 2003

Dear Mr. President and Members of Congress,

As leaders of churches and church agencies in the United States, we send you our warm greetings and prayers for your efforts to bring peace to the Middle East. As the United States steps into leadership of an international initiative to bring...

May 14, 2003

Dear Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas,

As leaders of churches and church agencies the United States, we send our warm greetings and prayers for your work to bring peace and wholeness to the Israeli and Palestinian peoples. We write to offer encouragement upon...

May 11, 2003

The Honorable John Negroponte United States Mission to the United Nations 799 UN Plaza New York, NY 10017

Dear Mr. Ambassador:

I am writing regarding the deteriorating situation in the northeast Congo, and specifically to urge the United States to use its influence as a member of...

May 11, 2003

Co-Chair: Leila R. Milani NGO Liaison for Women's Issues National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United States 1320 19th Street, N.W. Suite 701 Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 833-8990 · fax: (202) 833-8988

Co-Chair:Sarah C. AlbertPublic Policy DirectorGeneral Federation...

May 6, 2003

May 6, 2003

The following is a true copy of a Resolution adopted by the Executive Council at its meeting on April 28 – May 1, 2003 in Ellicott City, Maryland, at which a quorum was present and voting.

Resolved, that the Executive Council, while mindful of anxieties and genuine...

May 1, 2003

Cuban church leaders have responded to criticism of their government by calling for understanding from Christians around the world of the 'grave threats to its security and integrity' the Caribbean island nation faces from the United States.

Cuba's imprisonment of 75 dissidents...

March 30, 2003

The Honorable John Negroponte United States Mission to the United Nations 799 UN Plaza New York, NY 10017

Dear Mr. Ambassador:

I am writing to express my deep concern about the situation in Sudan. The UN Human Rights Commission, which is now meeting in Geneva, is poised to pass a...

March 19, 2003

Increasing religious intolerance in India, Indonesia and Pakistan is being highlighted by the World Council of Churches at a meeting of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR). The denial of economic and cultural rights to the people of West Papua, as well as human rights...

February 20, 2003

Military action against Iraq has the potential to lead to a serious worsening of the humanitarian situation demanding more extensive collaboration between military and humanitarian planners than was experienced during the war in Afghanistan, according to the Church of England's Community and...

November 25, 2002

On November 25, the FBI released its annual report, "Hate Crime Statistics 2001." The 136-page jurisdiction-by-jurisdiction report provides hate crime data collected under the 1990 Hate Crime Statistics Act. This report is available online at: http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/01hate.pdf

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