Sacrilege in the Prison Orthodox Chapel

June 18, 2015. The website pravoslavie.ru informed about the violations of the orthodox prisoners’ rights at correctional colony no. 3 in Kabardino-Balkaria (Russian Federation). The administration of the prison prevents the orthodox priest from visiting the facility.  The monk priest Igor (Vasiliyev) is supervising the prisoners of the colony for more than 10 years now. For his activity he was […]

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Attack on an Orthodox Church building in Istanbul

June 9, 2015. In the early evening hours of this day, a man, who appeared to be in his 20s, threw a lit Molotov cocktail at a wooden side door of the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Kadıköy, Istanbul, (Turkey) according to witnesses at the scene as reports Morning Star News. He then stood outside the door screaming “Allah Akbar […]

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Ukrainian NGO “Forpost” published the report « Hate Crimes In Ukraine : Evidence Of Human Rights Violation Of Orthodox Christians In Ukraine”

June 9, 2015. NGO Public advocacy and “Forpost” Advocacy union published the report « Hate Crimes In Ukraine : Evidence Of Human Rights Violation Of Orthodox Christians In Ukraine”. At the beginning of 2015 NGO conducted a monitoring procedure and made an update on observance of rights and freedoms in the context of religious relationships in Ukraine. In the course of research there […]

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Two Orthodox churches vandalized in Kiev region

June 9, 2015. Vandals have attacked two churches of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) in the town of Vasilkov outside Kiev, the Ukrainian capital. The incidents occurred in the early hours. Vandals tried to break the door of the St. Nicholas Church and smashed windows in its alter section, the UOC said on its website.

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