Human Rights

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 33rd session of the Human Rights Council

The written statement on behalf of the World Evangelical Alliance was submitted to the 33rd session of the HRC under agenda item 4: Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention. The statement concerned the freedom of religion or belief in Sri Lanka. Submitted the 26 August 2016.

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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France: Freedom of Expression – Report to the UN Human Rights Committee 114th session

The Conseil National des Évangéliques de France (CNEF) submitted a report to the United Nations Human Rights Committee 114th session, the 5th periodical review of France in its application of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). The main topics were freedom to express one’s beliefs or opinions in public and to manifest …

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

The WEA, jointly with the Italian Evangelical Alliance, the European Evangelical Alliance (EEA) and the International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF), submitted a report on religious freedom issues in Italy, to the 20th session of the Universal Periodic Review. The main topics were the closure of churches and the recognition of religious ministers.

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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