- Mar 30, 2020
At least 138 Salvadorans have been murdered after being sent back to their violent Central American country from the United States, according to a report from Human Rights Watch.
A new Human Rights Watch report, titled “Rainforest Mafias,” draws on data collected by the Pastoral Land Commission, a non-profit group founded by progressive sectors of the Brazilian Catholic Church which has issued an annual report on human rights violations in rural sectors of the country since 1985.
Hundreds of poor Christian girls have been trafficked to China in a market for brides that has swiftly grown in Pakistan since late last year.
Catholic leaders in Cameroon say both the government and Human Rights Watch are underestimating civilian casualties amid linguistic and ethnic violence.
Beset by allegations of playing an active role in hundreds, if not thousands, of drug-related killings, Philippine police have sought to boost their battered image by holding religious processions in honor of Mary.
“To say no to impunity is to say no to the infernal cycle of violence. Nothing must be above the law,” said Cardinal Dieudonné Nzapalainga of the Central African Republic, where wanton killing of civilians often goes unpunished.