Freedom of association and peaceful assembly

WEA calls on India and Algeria to repeal stringent legal restrictions on NGO access to funding

On 20 June 2022, at the Human Rights Council 50th session, during the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on freedom of peaceful assembly and association, the World Evangelical Alliance called on the governments of India and Algeria to repeal laws that put stringent requirements and restrictions on access to funding and require additional burdensome …

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Nepal: Baptist World Alliance, WEA Call on Government to Enact Legislation for Church Registration

Nepal’s Constitution states that “Every religious denomination shall have the right to operate and protect its religious sites and religious trusts.” However, the Nepalese government has yet to enacted the legislation for registration of churches and their properties. The statement was read at the Human Rights Council’s 45th session in the General Debate under Agenda …

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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.