Category Archives: Discrimination, violation of freedom of expression of Orthodox Christians by a State

US Department of State published 2018 Country Report on Human Rights Practices for Bosnia and Herzegovina

March 21, 2019 – US Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor,  published its Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 2018 in regards to Bosnia and Herzegovina (“the Report”). In particular the Report highlights the problems concerning property restitution and discrimination in Bosnia and Herzegovina (“BIH”) in regards to the religious minorities, including the Serbian Christian Orthodox minority. As […]

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Ukrainian Orthodox Church Representative to the European International Organisations points out “a further proof of the existence of systematic state policy of discrimination against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church”

March 20, 2019 –  The group of UN Special Rapporteurs,  six months ago, on October 30, 2018, appealed to the competent state bodies of Ukraine with a соmmunication request regarding the violation of the rights of Ukrainian Orthodox Church faithful but they did not receive any answers or response within the prescribed time limit . The UOC Representation to the […]

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Interview with victims of the recent seizure of a Holy Protection Church and with Brian S. Brown, a president of the World Congress of Families, who visited the place of the incident.

March 14, 2019 – The Press Service of the Vicar of the Holy Dormition Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, Metropolitan Pavel (Lebed) of Vyshgorod and Chernobyl, interviewed the victims of the recent seizure of the Holy Protection of the Mother of God Church in the village of Kurozvany (Rivno region). Also, Brian S. Brown , who visited the village, gave his comments about […]

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A report on the situation about the human rights in Ukraine was published by the UN shortly before the presidential elections in Ukraine.

March 13, 2019 – The report was drafted by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), on the religious situation in Ukraine, reports Romfea.news. The report highlights the violation of the rights and freedoms of the believers who belong to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Patriarchate of Moscow. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human […]

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The clergy of the Ukranian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) has been called for a “private” conversation with the Securite Bureau of Ukraine to discuss the possibilities to have alternating worship services with representatives of the newly formed religious organization in the church that the activists of the latter organisation has been failing to seize since February 17, 2019.

March 1, 2019 – The Security Bureau of Ukraine (SBU) has had a “private” conversation with the dean of Yasenia district, priest Vitaliy Kemin, about the tense situation around the Most Holy Theotokos’ Church in Yasenia, and, in the adjacent room, with the rector of the latter church, priest Alexander Gasparovich, reports the Legal Department of the Ukranian Orthodox Church […]

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