Belgium: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 11th Session May 2011

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Eleventh Session of the UPR Working Group of the
Human Rights Council

02-13 May 2011

Executive Summary

In this submission, the Islamic Human Rights Commission provides information under sections B, C and D as stipulated in the General Guidelines for the Preparation of Information under the Universal Periodic Review. Under section B, the Islamic Human rights Commission gives background information about freedom of Religion in Belgium and the Head Scarf. Under section C, IHRC highlights the protection and promotion of human rights in Belgium. In section D, IHRC makes a number of recommendations for the government to address.