Month: September 2016

Algeria: Freedom of Religion and Belief – Joint Report to the UPR 27th session

The WEA, jointly with Eglise protestante d’Algérie (EPA), the International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF) and Aide aux Eglises dans le monde (AEM), submitted a report on religious freedom issues in Algeria, to the 27th session of the UPR. The topics concerned were the closure of churches, administrative discrimination suffered by Protestants, and the prohibition …

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India: Religious Minorities – Targetted Hate and Violence by Non-State Actors and Issues of Impunity – Joint Report to the UPR 27th session

The Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) submitted a report endorsed by the WEA and other organizations, to the Working Group of the UPR 27th session, concerning targetted hate and violence by non-State actors against religious minorities, particularly Muslims and Christians, and issues of impunity.