Category Archives: Ukraine

Review of statements in mass media and published sources Hate speech of the UOC-KP and UAOC representatives

February 11, 2016. The Ukrainian human rights organisation “Public Advocacy” published the Review of statements in mass media and published sources Hate speech of the Kiev Patriarchate and Ukrainian Autonomous Orthodox Church representatives The full text of the report you can found here. Review of statements in mass media_NGO Public Advocacy.pdf

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Increase of church robbery in Ukraine

February 10, 2016. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, in the year, 150 robberies took place in Orthodox churches in Ukraine, as the website uoj reports. Over the last two months the thieves hit almost every temple of the Odessa region. Criminals prefer to take gold jewelry with images and the money from the donation box. Usually […]

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A Department for protection of believers’ right is founded at the diocese of Khmelnytskyi

Feberary 9, 2016 At the secretariat of the diocese of Khmelnytskyi a department for the regulation of interfaith relations and protection of believers’ rights was founded, as the press-service of the  diocese of Khmelnytskyi reports. One of the objectives of the department is to solve the interfaith disputes emerging within the territory of the diocese. The department was created upon […]

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The Ukrainian human rights organisation “Public Advocacy” published the Report on violations of the rights and freedoms of religious organisations in Western Ukraine

February 8, 2016. The Ukrainian human rights organisation “Public Advocacy” published the Report on violations of the rights and freedoms of religious organisations in Western Ukraine which contains new facts and details: evidence of violations in 2014-2015, Ukrainian Courts decisions, examples of hate speeches in resolutions of state authorities and other information in regard of violations of the rights of […]

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Act of vandalism at a hospital Orthodox church

February 6, 2016. On the night of 5th to 6th February in the town of Nemirov in Vinnitsa region (Ukraine), on the territory of the hospital the orthodox church dedicated to St Luka of Crimea was vandalized, as press service of the UOC MP reports. The temple is under the jurisdiction of Tulchin diocese. Unknown vandals wrote an offensive inscription […]

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