UPR

Reports to the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review

Canada: Sexual Exploitation, Prostitution, Human Trafficking, Pornography, and Freedom of Religion – Joint report to the UPR 30th session

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) and the The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) submitted a joint report to the 30th sesssion of the Working Group of the Universal Periodic Review, concerning the review of human rights in Canada. Submission date: October 5, 2017.

Cuba: Freedom of Conscience, Religion and Belief – Report to the UPR 30th session

The World Evangelical Alliance submitted a report to the Universal Periodic Review 30th session, concerning the human rights situation in Cuba. The WEA called on Cuba to grant full freedom of conscience for all, and reject all forms of discrimination against religious communities, especially against religious denominations established in Cuba after 1959. The WEA also …

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France: Freedom of Conscience and Freedom of Expression – Joint report to the UPR 29th session

The WEA jointly with the National Council of Evangelicals of France (Cnef) and the European Evangelical Alliance (EEA), submitted a report to the 29th session of the Universal Periodic Review, on freedom of conscience and freedom of expression in France. We called on the Governement of France to preserve conscientious objection in areas such as …

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Sri Lanka: Human Rights Situation – Joint Report to the UPR 28th session

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), jointly with a coalition of several other organizations, submitted an ecumenical report to the Working Group of the UPR 28th session, on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka. The topics are, among others, rights of the child, language rights, freedom of religion or belief, and enforced disappearance. March 2017.

Algeria: Freedom of Religion and Belief – Joint Report to the UPR 27th session

The WEA, jointly with Eglise protestante d’Algérie (EPA), the International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF) and Aide aux Eglises dans le monde (AEM), submitted a report on religious freedom issues in Algeria, to the 27th session of the UPR. The topics concerned were the closure of churches, administrative discrimination suffered by Protestants, and the prohibition …

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India: Religious Minorities – Targetted Hate and Violence by Non-State Actors and Issues of Impunity – Joint Report to the UPR 27th session

The Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) submitted a report endorsed by the WEA and other organizations, to the Working Group of the UPR 27th session, concerning targetted hate and violence by non-State actors against religious minorities, particularly Muslims and Christians, and issues of impunity.

Sri Lanka: Freedom of Religion and Belief – Written statement submitted to the 30th session of the Human Rights Council

In a written statement concerning the situation of human rights in Sri Lanka, submitted to the Human Rights Council’s annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General, the World Evangelical Alliance focuses in particular on the freedom of religion or …

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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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