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Global - 'Welcome, Protect, Promote and Integrate migrants and refugees' says Pope
(Sep-2017) 
 

USA - Jesuit Network mobilizes in defense of DACA and Dreamers
(Sep-2017) 
 

Honduras - Jesuits decry attacks on Jesuit human rights activist
(Sep-2017) 
 

Africa - "Fe y Alegria wants to educate 42 million Africans"
(Sep-2017) 
 

India - Jesuit Theologians join peace journey amidst manufactured hate
(Sep-2017) 
 

Canada - Canadian Jesuits and indigenous paddlers form bonds to 'last a lifetime'
(Sep-2017) 
 

Japan - Working with Vietnamese migrant workers in Japan to help their country
(Sep-2017) 
 

Colombia - Launch of Garittea: An innovative and sustainable enterprise
(Sep-2017) 
 

India - Hundreds of activists and poor farmers in New Delhi for jobs
(Sep-2017) 
 

Africa - The First JESAM delegates' meeting on Child Protection held in Nairobi
(Sep-2017) 
 

India - Green Education Network: Educating the Educators
(Sep-2017) 
 

Asia Pacific - Putting the person back into the dynamic cycle of life
(Sep-2017) 
 

Rome - Promotio Iustitiae 124: Agents of Reconciliation in a broken world
(Jul-2017) 
 

Asia Pacific - Reconciliation and Justice in Natural Resource Management
(Jul-2017) 
 

USA - New Campaign to create Culture of Hospitality for Migrants
(Jul-2017) 
 

South Asia - Jesuit Provincials commit themselves to respond to fundamentalism
(Jul-2017) 
 

Global - Education opens the world: A joint effort of JRS and Entreculturas for refugees
(Jul-2017) 
 

Latin America - COMPARTE network: Collaboration for Sustainable Economies
(Jul-2017) 
 

South Africa - Township youth discuss taking care of our 'Common Home'
(Jul-2017) 
 

Global - Statement of participants of the interfaith rainforest initiative
(Jul-2017) 
 

Spain - The 7th Annual Report of the SJM (Jesuit Migrant Service) presented
(Jul-2017) 
 

USA - Kino Border Initiative Report shows pattern of 'Failed Oversight' in Customs and Border Protec
(Jul-2017) 
 

Global - The 2020 GEM Report will be on Inclusion and Education
(Jul-2017) 
 

Rome - Fr Xavier Jeyaraj, SJ, new Secretary for Social Justice and Ecology
(Jun-2017) 
 

Global - Canadian, Italian and Australian Provinces commit to divestment from fossil fuels
(Jun-2017) 
 

Venezuela - Fe y Alegría says enough to violence
(Jun-2017) 
 

Europe - I Get You combats racism and xenophobia
(Jun-2017) 
 

Congo - New University promoting sustainable agriculture
(Jun-2017) 
 

Asia Pacific - Charting a new course for the migration network
(May-2017) 
 

Latin America - FLACSI commemorates World Refugee Day
(May-2017) 
 

Portugal - Sharing the realities of poverty
(May-2017) 
 

Latin America - VIII Pan-Amazonian Social Forum
(May-2017) 
 

America - REPAM Delegation makes advocacy trip to Washington, D.C.
(May-2017) 
 

Cambodia - A mini-forest to offset the carbon footprint of GC 36
(May-2017) 
 

USA - Society of Jesus apologizes for Slaveholding at Georgetown University
(May-2017) 
 

Rwanda - Genocide Commemoration
(May-2017) 
 

 

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Honduras - Jesuits decry attacks on Jesuit human rights activist

(Sep-2017)

Latin American Jesuits raised an alarm for one of their brother Jesuits, Fr. Ismael "Melo" Moreno, director of the Honduran Jesuit radio station, Radio Progreso, and the Honduran Jesuit social action centre. An outspoken human rights advocate in a country plagued by government corruption and violence, Fr. Melo has worked for years to promote dialogue while advocating for the marginalized. Last year when the national university, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (UNAH), was embroiled in student strikes, Fr. Melo sat at the negotiating table at the request of students. While agreements were reached between the students and the university, this year student strikes and protests continued, and in the aftermath many students have been injured at the hands of university-hired security forces and many more arrested. In addition, the recent murder of the father of a student activist, who was killed after attending the judicial hearing of his son, has created a climate of fear for those exercising their right to protest peacefully. Read more...