Algeria

WEA calls on India and Algeria to repeal stringent legal restrictions on NGO access to funding

On 20 June 2022, at the Human Rights Council 50th session, during the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on freedom of peaceful assembly and association, the World Evangelical Alliance called on the governments of India and Algeria to repeal laws that put stringent requirements and restrictions on access to funding and require additional burdensome …

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Algeria: Freedom of Religion or Belief – Report to the UPR 41st session

On 30 March 2022, the World Evangelical Alliance, the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the World Council of Churches, the Protestant Church of Algeria (EPA), and Middle East Concern submitted a joint report to the Human Rights Council ahead of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Algeria scheduled for November 2022 during …

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Algeria: End persecution of Evangelical Protestants and allow churches to reopen

On 22 March 2022, at the Human Rights Council 49th session, during the general debate under Agenda Item 4, the World Evangelical Alliance called on Algerian authorities to end their persecution of Protestant and Evangelical Christians, rescind the unjust court sentences, and allow the churches forcibly closed to reopen.

Algeria: Arbitrary Closures of Protestant Churches and Prosecution of Christians Continue through 2021

On 20 August 2021, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), Middle East Concern (MEC) and the Protestant Church of Algeria (Église Protestante d’Algérie – EPA) submitted a joint written statement to the Human Rights Council’s 48th session, which will take place from 13 September to 8 October 2021.

Algeria: Allow re-opening of all Protestant Churches

On 11 March 2021 at the Human Rights Council 46th session, during the Agenda Item 4 General Debate on human rights situations that require the Council’s attention, the World Evangelical Alliance, the World Council of Churches and Christian Solidarity Worldwide expressed grave concern at the ongoing closure of Protestant churches in Algeria. Read our statement.

Algeria: Protestant Churches Face Arbitrary Closures – Submission to the Human Rights Council

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), the Middle East Concern (MEC) and the Protestant Church of Algeria, (Église Protestante d’Algérie – EPA) submitted a joint written statement to the Human Rights Council’s 46th session, which will take place from February 22 to March 23, 2021. The statement addresses the forced closure of Protestant churches and refusal …

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Algeria: Protestant Churches Forcibly Closed

Over a dozen of churches in Algeria remain forcibly closed by Algeria authorities, in violation of the right to freedom of religion or belief. The World Evangelical Alliance, together with the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the World Council of Churches, the Protestant Church of Algeria and the Middle East Concern, raised …

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Algérie: La Campagne d’Intimidation contre la Minorité Protestante se Poursuit (Algeria: the Campaign of Intimidation against the Protestant Minority Continues) – Joint Report to the HRC (40th Session)

Déclaration écrite soumise conjointement par la Commission des Églises pour les affaires internationales du Conseil œcuménique des Églises, l’Alliance Evangélique Mondiale, et l’Eglise Protestante d’Algérie au Conseil des Droitsde l’Homme, à l’occasion de sa quarantième session (25 février -22 mars 2019), sous le point 4 de l’ordre du jour : Situations relatives aux droits de …

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Algérie: Campagne d’Intimidation contre la Minorité Protestante (Algeria: Campaign of Intimidation against the Protestant Minority) – Joint Report to the HRC 39th session

Déclaration écrite soumise conjointement par la Commission des Églises pour les affaires internationales du Conseil œcuménique des Églises, l’Alliance Evangélique Mondiale, et l’Eglise Protestante d’Algérie au Conseil des Droits de l’Homme, à l’occasion de sa trente-neuvième session (10-28 septembre 2018), sous le point 4 de l’ordre du jour : Situations relatives aux droits de l’homme …

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