Month: December 2021

Shrinking Space for Civil Society: 2021 Human Rights Day Statement

On Human Rights Day, 10 December, Pax Christi International expresses its concern regarding shrinking space for civil society actors around the globe. Today we celebrate the 73rd anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR) while increasingly hear from members and partners globally that they face violations of their UDHR right to participate in

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PCI Endorses Statement of Support for Leaders of the Ingush Civil Protest

The following is a statement from Human Rights Centre Memorial that Pax Christi International has endorsed in support of the Ingush civil protest leaders as their trial for “creating an extremist association” or participating in it nears a verdict. The original Russian text is here. Photo: Vladimir Varfolomeev, protest rally in Ingushetia, Russia via Flickr

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Pax Christi at the Ecclesial Assembly of Latin America and the Caribbean

Pax Christi International was among the selected online participants in the recent Ecclesial Assembly of Latin America and the Caribbean. Our regional coordinator, Martha Inés Romero, followed and participated in the events from 21 to 28 November. A small group gathered in-person in Mexico. In her presentation to the assembly, she shared the message “A

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