- Jun 14, 2021
England’s leading Catholic international develop agency has condemned UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s statement opposing an investigation into alleged war crimes by Israel and Palestinian actors in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Several Philippine Catholic leaders criticized President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to withdraw the country from the International Criminal Court, which is investigating his international war on drugs.
A Filipino bishop backs the case filed before the International Criminal Court against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, calling him a “mass murder.” Human Rights Watch reported that more than 7,000 people had been killed in the president’s war on drugs in less than a year.
Tens of thousands of Iraqi Christian refugees seek shelter in Jordan hoping for international aid amidst growing violence in the Middle East. Catholic leaders met in order to better cooperation and explore income-generation projects for the refugees badly in need of funds.
In northern Uganda, a retired Anglican bishop is agitating for restorative justice in a region where the wounds of a brutal war unleashed by the Lord’s Resistance Army persist. The LRA rebels terrorized civilians, abducting children and forcefully recruiting boys as soldiers and girls as sex slaves in the 1980s and ’90s.