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Iraq: Freedom of Religion and the Status of the Status of the Evangelical Churches

On 20 April 2020, we submitted a report to the Human Rights Committee ahead of the consideration of the List of Issues for Iraq during the Committee’s 129th session in June 2020, calling on the Committee to raise with the government of Iraq the question of legal status of the Evangelical Churches in Iraq, and …

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Italy: Regional Zoning Laws Led to Closure of Places of Worship – Oral Statement at the Human Rights Council

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) delivered an oral statement to the Human Rights Council’s 43rd session, March 13, 2020, as part of the Universal Periodic Review of Italy, addressing a series of obstacles which made the construction or the reallocation of buildings as places of worship for religious minorities increasingly difficult, if not impossible.

Iraq: Legal status of churches and human rights of displaced persons – Oral Statement at the Human Rights Council

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) delivered an oral statement to the Human Rights Council’s 43rd session, March 12, 2020, as part of the Universal Periodic Review of Iraq, addressing the Iraqi government failure to grant legal recognition to Evangelical Churches as well as affiliation with the Endowment of the Christians, Yezidi, and Sabaean-Mandaean Religions. WEA …

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Discrimination against Muslim and Christian Dalits in India and abduction of Christians in Malaysia – Oral Statement at the Human Rights Council

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) delivered an oral statement to the Human Rights Council’s 43rd session, March 11, 2020, addressing the violence targeting the Muslim Community and the discrimination against Dalits belonging to minority faiths in India, and finally the abduction of four Christian workers in Malaysia.

Syria: The conflict is affecting the plurality of religious communities – Oral Statement at the Human Rights Council

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) delivered an oral statement to the Human Rights Council’s 43rd session, March 10, 2020, addressing its deep concern for the ongoing conflict and the way it is affecting Christians and other religious communities.

DR Congo: Human rights situation – Report to the UPR 33rd session (in French)

Joint report submitted to the Human Rights Council by the World Evangelical Alliance, Dominicans for Justice and Peace (Order of Preachers), Franciscans International (FI), and Caritas Internationalis, ahead of the Universal Periodic Review of the DRC during the UPR 33rd session. 4 October 2018. Report in French.

Sudan: Ongoing Imprisonment and Intimidation of Church Leaders, Confiscation and Destruction of Church Property – Report to the Human Rights Committee’s 124th session

Joint report submitted to the Human Rights Committee’s 124th session by the World Evangelical Alliance and Middle East Concern, concerning the ongoing imprisonment and intimidation of Church leaders, confiscation and destruction of Church property. 10 September 2018.