Category: Europe

European Peace Facility risks fueling conflict and human rights violations around the world

The following is a joint press release and statement signed by Pax Christi International along with 40 other civil society organisations. EU governments are negotiating a new funding instrument that presents a fundamental shift towards a more military approach in EU foreign policy, and risks causing large-scale civilian harm around the world. Joint statement:  €5bn European

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Support for Belarusians and their Peaceful Protests

Pax Christi International’s Co-President sends letter to Archbishop of Minsk in support of Belarusians and their peaceful protests. Following worrying developments in Belarus, Msgr. Marc Stenger (Co-President of Pax Christi International) has sent a letter to Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz of Minsk, expressing deep concern over escalating tensions in Belarus. In the letter, Pax Christi International’s

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In these times of pandemic, let us defend European values: democracy and human rights

On Monday, March 30, the Hungarian parliament granted Prime Minister Viktor Orban indefinite “full powers” to deal with the epidemic of the coronavirus that is afflicting the country. During a period, of which the expiration is not announced, but just linked to the end of the pandemic, the head of government will have full latitude

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