Category Archives: verbal assault

Rector of UOC church of Rososhka in Transcarpathia threatened with murder

November 16, 2019. A local resident who had previously served a sentence for robbery told the clergyman that he “received an order to kill the Moscow priest”. On November 16, 2019, the editorial office of the LiveJournal received a message stating that Father John Deket, rector of the St. Elijah Church of the UOC in the village of Rososhka, Rakhov […]

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UN Human Rights Council discusses violation of the rights of UOC believers

24 September 2019. The NGO “Public Advocacy” organized the hotel event “Religious Freedom Today: Orthodox Churches of Ukraine, Montenegro, North Macedonia” during the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council, reports the website of the human rights organization. During the event, UN representatives were presented with packages of documents on violations of the rights of Christians in Ukraine, Montenegro, North […]

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The UOC community of the Volyn village of Bobly presented to the OSCE officials evidence of violations of their rights to freedom of religion by OCU activists

On September 24, 2019, representatives of the OSCE Mission met with believers of the Holy Protection Church (UOC) in the village of Bobly of the Turiisk district, Volyn region, the deputy of the Turiisk District Council Vladimir Krasulia reports on Facebook. “Testimonies of victims and witnesses of crimes, written and video materials were provided. The OSCE officials recorded everything. The […]

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OSCE Mission Observers visit Zaporizhzhya Diocese of the Ukraininan Orhtodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) and express concerns about the provocative publications in mass media

June 18, 2019 – a meeting with representatives of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine took place on the premises of the Zaporizhzhya Diocese’s Administration of the Ukraninan Orhtodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate). The Secretary of the UOC Zaporizhzhya Diocese, Archpriest Gennadiy Yelin, posted details of the meeting on his Facebook page, reports the UOC Department of Information and Education. […]

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