UPR

Reports to the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review

Sudan: Freedom of Religion or Belief and Women’s Rights – Report to the UPR 39th session

The World Evangelical Alliance, Open Doors International and Middle East Concern submitted a joint report to the Human Rights Council ahead of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Sudan during the UPR 39th session of the UPR, on Freedom of Religion and Belief and Women’s Rights in Sudan, on 25 March 2021.

Greece: Freedom of Religion or Belief – Report to the UPR 39th session

The World Evangelical Alliance, the European Evangelical Alliance and the Greek Evangelical Alliance submitted to the Human Rights Council ahead of the Universal Periodic Review of Greece during the UPR 39th session, on Freedom of Religion or Belief in Greece. Our report addressed prohibition of proselytism, the creation of legal entities under the 2014 Law …

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Sweden: Protect Asylum-seekers and Allow for Conscientious Objection to Abortions

At the Human Rights Council’s 45th session, under Agenda Item 6: Universal Periodic Review – Adoption of the outcome of Sweden, the World Evangelical Alliance called on Sweden to take more effective measures to protect the rights of asylum-seekers who leave their current religion or to change their religion for another, and to allow for …

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Turkey: Call to Review Decisions to Expel and Ban Expatriate Protestant Church Members

In a statement at the Human Rights Council’s 45th session, at the Agenda Item 6 UPR Adoption of Outcome of Turkey, the World Evangelical Alliance called on Turkey to review its decisions to effectively expel and ban the 60 expatriate Protestant church members, and to allow for a fair and just recourse against national security …

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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