Nepal

India and Nepal: Disinformation and Hatred Against Religious Minorities

On 28 May 2021, the World Evangelical Alliance submitted a written statement to the Human Rights Council’s 47th session, which takes place from 21 June to 15 July 2021. The statement addresses ideological and identity-based disinformation promoted by Hindu nationalist groups in India and Nepal and that have been used against religious minority groups, particularly …

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Nepal: Freedom of Religion or Belief – Joint Submission to the Human Rights Committee 131st session

The World Evangelical Alliance, together with the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the World Council of Churches, Baptist World Alliance, Nepal Christian Society and National Churches Fellowship of Nepal, reported to the Human Rights Committee, on 4 January 2021, on the situation of freedom of religion or belief in Nepal, ahead of …

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Nepal: Baptist World Alliance, WEA Call on Government to Enact Legislation for Church Registration

Nepal’s Constitution states that “Every religious denomination shall have the right to operate and protect its religious sites and religious trusts.” However, the Nepalese government has yet to enacted the legislation for registration of churches and their properties. The statement was read at the Human Rights Council’s 45th session in the General Debate under Agenda …

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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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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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Nepal: Criminalization of Religious Conversion Amid Increasing Hostility Towards Christians – Joint Written Statement to the HRC 39th session

Written statement submitted by the World Evangelical Alliance, the Baptist World Alliance, and Christian Solidarity Worldwide to the Human Rights Council’s thirty-ninth session (10-28 September 2018) under agenda item 4: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention.

Nepal: Human Rights Situation – Joint Report to the UPR 23rd session

The World Evangelical Alliance, jointly with Pax Romana and a coalition of 75 Nepalese NGOs, submitted a report to the 23rd session of the Universal Periodic Review, for the review of the human rights situation in Nepal. The main aspects of this report focus, inter alia, on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the rights of …

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