UPR

Reports to the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review

WEA Statement by Iranian Pastor Dabrina Bet Tamraz during the Universal Periodic Review Iran pre-session – October 2019

Dabrina Bet Tamraz, Iranian pastor, made a statement on behalf of the World Evangelical Alliance and Christian Solidarity Worldwide during a civil society panel where she presented on the situation of Freedom of Religion or Belief in Iran to an audience of diplomats, U.N. and civil society organizations. After sharing her personal story, Ms. Bet …

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Report on Spain, Calling for an End to the Discrimination Protestants Face in Pension Treatment in Spain, and Appeal for Protection of Places of Worship of All Religious Communities – Joint Report for the Universal Periodic Review 35th session

Report on Spain, calling for an end to the discrimination Protestants face in pension treatment in Spain, and appeal for protection of places of worship of all religious communities, following the closure of Evangelical churches in the Catalonia region, submitted jointly by ADF International, the WEA and the Spanish Evangelical Alliance – July 2019. Access …

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Sweden: Freedom of Religion or Belief and Minority Rights – Joint Report for the Universal Periodic Review 35th Session

Report on Sweden addressing (1) targeted hatred and violence against vulnerable groups, including the rising number of Christianophobic attacks, (2) the protection needs of asylum seekers who converted to Christian faith, and (3) the right to conscience objection of nurses who do not want to partake in abortion, submitted jointly by the WEA, the Swedish …

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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.

Cuba: UPR Recommendations Failed to Challenge Cuba to Improve Respect for Freedom of Religion or Belief – Written Statement to the HRC 39th session

Written statement concerning Cuba and its situation on FoRB, submitted by the World Evangelical Alliance to the Human Rights Council’s thirty-ninth session (10-28 September 2018) under agenda item 6: Universal Periodic Review. 23 August 2018.

Central African Republic: Action in Support of National Reconciliation and Respect for Human Rights – Joint report to the UPR 31st session

The World Evangelical Alliance, jointly with other stakeholders, submitted a report to the 31st session of the Universal Periodic Review, on the human rights situation in CAR, calling for national reconciliation, restoration of State authority, right to education and protection of children, and to fight impunity and ensure justice for victims of war crimes and …

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