Ukrainian NGO “Forpost” 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 were interrogated heads and members of religious communities of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church that fall prey to persecutions in the country. There were studied conclusions of lawyers and jurisprudents that appeared before the court and were engaged in other proceedings including criminal ones. The advocacy union conducted meetings with the heads of district and state administrations and other governmental officials. Members of the advocacy union were witnesses to the attempts of illegal seizures of sanctuaries and can testify to unlawful actions towards religious communities of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.