Month: June 2019

Freedom of Religion or Belief in Sri Lanka: Joint Report to HRC (41st Session)

Statement calls on Sri Lankan authorities to withdraw the circular issued in September 2008, which restricted the churches’ ability to construct places of worship, and to ensure that the newly introduced Emergency Regulations do not adversely affect the religious freedom of citizens, submitted by the WEA and the National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka …

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Freedom of Religion or Belief in Nepal: Joint Statement to the HRC (41st Session)

Statement calls on Nepalese authorities to repeal articles in the Criminal Code which criminalize legitimate religious activities, and to stop arresting or intimidating members of religious minorities on the false charge of attempting to “convert” others, jointly submitted by the WEA, Baptist World Alliance and Christian Solidarity Worldwide – 3 June 2019. Written statement submitted …

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