UPR

Reports to the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review

Assessing Freedom of Religion or Belief in Algeria – Webinar

The World Evangelical Alliance, jointly with the World Council of Churches, Open Doors International, Middle East Concern, and the Religious Freedom Institute, organized a webinar on Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) in Algeria, on 14 October 2022 ahead of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) session of Algeria in November 2022. Our webinar highlighted challenges […]

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France: Freedom of Religion – Report to the UPR 43rd session

On 11 October 2022, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), the Conseil National des Évangéliques de France (CNEF), the European Evangelical Alliance (EEA), and the European Baptist Federation (EBF) submitted a joint report to the Human Rights Council ahead of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of France scheduled for May 2023 during the UPR 43rd session.

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Assessing Freedom of Religion or Belief in Algeria Ahead of the Country’s Universal Periodic Review

Webinar date and time: 14 October 2022, 15:00 Geneva time, 14:00 Algiers time, 09:00 Washington D.C. time Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YYPhOYWpSjadId26fEgXpw As Algeria undergoes the Universal Periodic Review on 11 November 2022 before the UN Human Rights Council, we will highlight challenges to Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) and provide recommendations for the Algerian Government to

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Reversing the Trend: Minority Rights in India – Webinar

In conjunction with the 51st session of the Human Rights Council, and ahead of the UPR session of India, the Coalition for Minority Rights in India organized a webinar on 3 October 2022 to discuss how the international community can support efforts towards a more inclusive and pluralistic India. Coalition members include the World Evangelical

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Reversing the Trend: Minority Rights in India – Webinar

Webinar date and time: 3 October 2022, 18:30 New Delhi time, 15:00 Geneva time, 09:00 Washington D.C. time Registration: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RpIj6-fgQ_OZ8M19URCNig In India, incitement, disinformation and stigmatization of minority faith groups, including by senior political figures, have led to a surge of hate speech in social media, and increasing hostility and violence against religious minorities. Anti-conversion

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Sri Lanka: Religious Minorities and Freedom of Religion – Report to the UPR 42nd session

On 14 July 2022, the World Evangelical Alliance, the Asia Evangelical Alliance (AEA), and Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) submitted a joint report to the Human Rights Council ahead of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Sri Lanka scheduled for February 2023 during the UPR 42nd session. Our joint submission reported on the situation of religious

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Argentina: Human Trafficking – Report to the UPR 42nd session

On 14 July 2022, the World Evangelical Alliance, the Christian Alliance of Evangelical Churches of the Argentine Republic (ACIERA), and Mujeres por la Nación (Women for the Nation) submitted a joint report to the Human Rights Council ahead of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Argentina scheduled for January 2023 during the UPR 42nd session.

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Switzerland: Solidarity Crime & Discrimination on Basis of Religion – Report to the UPR 42nd session

On 8 July 2022, the World Evangelical Alliance, Freikirchen.ch, the Swiss Evangelical Alliance (SEA-RES), and the European Evangelical Alliance submitted a joint report to the Human Rights Council ahead of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Switzerland scheduled for January 2023 during the UPR 42nd session. Our joint submission reported on the criminalization of the

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Peru: Human Trafficking – Report to the UPR 42nd session

On 8 July 2022, the World Evangelical Alliance and the Union of Evangelical Christian Churches of Peru (UNICEP) submitted a joint report to the Human Rights Council ahead of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Peru scheduled for January 2023 during the UPR 42nd session. Our joint submission reported on the situation of human trafficking

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Minority rights coalition sheds light on India’s human rights record for UN’s fourth Universal Periodic Review

[Washington D.C., London, Geneva] 17 June 2022. A new coalition of minority rights campaigners says that minorities in India are on the edge of a precipice as their rights and freedoms have eroded in the face of a growing violent majoritarian ideology. As UN member states prepare to gather in November to review India’s human

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