Category Archives: Reaction against vandalism and desecration

Russia appeals ECHR ruling over P-Riot case

October 19, 2018. Three young women from the all-female band were tried in Russia in 2012 for hooliganism after staging an improvised performance in one of the country’s biggest cathedrals for a music video earlier in the same year. The case attracted international attention, with many Western media outlets depicting P-Riot as artists persecuted for their anti-government message. By the […]

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UN monitoring mission documents incidents against churches of UOC

September 20, 2018. OHCHR reports that the police opened criminal cases regarding two of the incidents against UOC temples. During the reporting period of May 16 – August 15, 2018, OHCHR documented six attacks against churches of the UOC, says a new UN Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine published on the official page of the UN monitoring […]

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Police detain men who killed Ukrainian church guard

June 22, 2018. Police have detained the two men who entered the territory of St. Panteleimon Orthodox Church in Melitopol, Ukraine early in the morning on Tuesday and inflicted fatal injuries on the church guard, reports the site of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. As previously reported, the guard, 66-year-old Anatoly, was found by another church worker later in the morning. […]

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Communique of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Raška-Prizren regarding a series of hate crimes against the Serbian people and their Church on Kosovo and Metohija

May 31, 2018. The Diocese of Raška-Prizren (Serbian Orthodox Church) issued the communique regarding the series of hate crimes on Kosovo and Metohija. The following is a translation of the whole document: “The Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Raška-Prizren strongly condemns the latest series of incidents which indicate that there is a serious deterioration of the security situation in which Serbs […]

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Comminique of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren regarding a series of incidents

May 31, 2018. COMMUNIQUE OF THE DIOCESE OF RAŠKA-PRIZREN regarding a series of incidents in the recent days Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Raška-Prizren strongly condemns the latest series of incidents which indicate that there is a serious deterioration of the security situation in which Serbs with their Orthodox Church live in Kosovo and Metohija. Three days ago dozens of Kosovo […]

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