Geneva

Kazakhstan: Freedom of Religion and Belief – Joint Report to the UPR 20th session

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), jointly with Open Doors and the International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF), submitted a report on religious freedom issues in the Republic of Kazakhstan, to the 20th session of the Universal Periodic Review. The joint submission addressed the new Religion Law that imposes a complex registration system, bans unregistered religious …

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Corruption & Human Rights – Joint Report to the UPR 19th session

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), jointly with the Association of Evangelicals in Africa (AEA), submitted a report to the 19th session of the Universal Periodic Review, on the human rights situation in the DRC, concerning corruption, political interference in its judicial system, presidential elections and sexual violence against women and children. 

Viet Nam: Religious Freedom – Joint Report to the UPR 18th session

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), jointly with Aktion für verfolgte Christen (AVC), the Swiss Evangelical Alliance (SEA-RES), and the International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF), submitted a report to the 18th session of the Universal Periodic Review, on freedom of religion or belief and the intrusive and overly vague legislation allowing abuses against religious minorities …

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Sri Lanka: Freedom of Religion and Belief; Enforced Disappearances – Joint Report to the UPR 14th session

Sri Lanka went through the Universal Periodic Review during the UPR 14th session. The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), jointly with the Asia Evangelical Alliance (AEA), submitted a report with a total of seven recommendations concerning freedom of religion or belief and enforced disappearances in Sri Lanka.

Switzerland: Human Trafficking – Joint Report to the UPR 14th session

In a joint submission to the 14th session of the Universal Periodic Review, the WEA, the Swiss Evangelical Alliance (SEA-RES) and Christliche Ostmission (COM) addressed Human Trafficking issues, asking Switzerland to ratify and implement two treaties of the Council of Europe against trafficking of human beings and for the protection of children against sexual exploitation …

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India: Anti-Conversion Laws – Joint Report to the UPR 13th session

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), jointly with the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI), submitted a report to the 13th session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of India. WEA’s report addressed issues related to the right to freedom of religion or belief, and the failure of the judicial and legal system to hold accountable perpetrators …

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