Month: July 2020

WEA Statement on Recent Reforms Affecting Freedom of Religion in Sudan – Statement to the Human Rights Council 44th Session

During the enhanced interactive dialogue on the oral reports of the Government of Sudan and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, at the 44th session of the Human Rights Council, the World Evangelical Alliance welcomed the wide-ranging amendments to Sudan’s criminal law including repealing the death penalty for apostasy, and expressed hope …

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WEA Addresses Freedom of Religion & Situation of Retired Pastors in Spain – Joint Statement to the Human Rights Council 44th Session

During the UPR outcome of Spain at the Human Rights Council, the World Evangelical Alliance and ADF International called on Spain to bring the Catalonian legislation on places of worship in conformity with international human rights law, and to  refrain from any discriminatory provisions targeting religious minorities. Date: 16 July 2020. Download Statement Watch the …

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WEA Expresses Concerns over Israeli Plans to Annex Palestinian Territories – Statement to the Human Rights Council 44th Session

During the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967 at the Human Rights Council, the World Evangelical Alliance expressed deep concerns over plans for Israel to annex large areas of the West Bank, and expressed the hope that all actors will work in …

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Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Australia

AUSTRALIA: Freedom of the press, freedom of expression, freedom of religion or belief, indigenous people, refugees, adequate standard of living. Report submitted to the Human Rights Council ahead of the Universal Periodic Review of Australia during the UPR 37th session. Submission date: 9 July 2020. Report submitted jointly by: The World Evangelical Alliance and Ethos …

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Report on Freedom of Religion or Belief in Nepal – Report to the Universal Periodic Review 37th Session

NEPAL: Freedom of Religion or Belief. Report submitted to the Human Rights Council ahead of the Universal Periodic Review of Nepal during the UPR 37th session. Submission date: 8 July 2020. Report submitted jointly by: The World Evangelical Alliance, the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the World Council of Churches, Baptist World …

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Report on Trafficking of Nigerians in Austria

AUSTRIA: Trafficking of Nigerians. Report submitted to the Human Rights Council ahead of the Universal Periodic Review of Austria during the UPR 37th session. Submission date: 8 July 2020. Report submitted jointly by: The World Evangelical Alliance, Austrian Evangelical Alliance, European Evangelical Alliance, and Herzwerk – Initiative for People in Prostitution. Download Report