Please click here for the full statement (PDF, in French only) Our members in Burundi, DR Congo, and Rwanda have come together to issue a joint statement on the catastrophic security situation their region is facing. The Great Lakes network of Pax Christi International issued a statement over the weekend calling on action and delivered
Dieudonné Serukabuza, Africa Regional Coordinator, explains in a video the programme of Pax Christi International in the Great Lakes region of Africa: ‘Empowering new generations on active nonviolence and entrepreneurship’. He shares the greatest satisfactions and difficulties he and our partners encounter as persons deeply engaged in defending human rights in that region. French and subtitled in English.
“Active nonviolence happens when peaceful means are used to promote one’s ideas, fight injustice or resist aggression. It happens when respect for one’s adversary is preached. It happens when one advocates for a struggle that does not undermine the integrity … of one’s opponent.” — A young participant in the Kinshasa training, Democratic Republic of