UPR Summary of stakeholders’ submissions on France Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
by CAPLC2021 | May 15, 2023 | UN UPR
- In particular, the authors of joint submission 4 noted the use of these laws to close a number of places of worship and recommended that France ensure respect for freedom of religion, freedom to practise religious rites and freedom of association.[i] The Coordination des associations et particuliers pour la liberté de conscience recommended ensuring that article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is respected by French institutions.[ii] JS10 recommended to put an end to religious discrimination and stigmatization of Jehovah’s Witnesses.[iii]
[i] S4, para. 21.
[ii] CAPLC, p. 5.
[iii] JS10, p. 11.