- Expеrt opinion
- Religious studies
- Religions in Ukraine
- About Us
Freedom of Conscience
1 December 2016, 12:47 | National religious question |
The vice-rector of UCU identified three main components, urging so many Ukrainians vote for independence on December 1, 1991.
11 November 2016, 12:45 | Freedom of Conscience
November 10, a two-day forum on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group and II Crimean forum started in Lviv.
7 September 2016, 13:30 | Freedom of Conscience |
On September 7, the North Caucasus District Military Court in Rostov-on-Don announced the verdict in the case of Crimean Muslims accused of having links with the organization “Hizb ut-Tahrir,” recognized a terrorist organization in Russia. This was reported by “Crimea. Realities.”
17 August 2016, 19:50 | Freedom of Conscience |
The Ministry of Culture alleges the breach of the rights of religious and ethnic communities in Crimea by occupation authorities of the Russian Federation.
11 May 2016, 10:56 | Freedom of Conscience |
Massive violations of law and freedom of people and their religion discrimination by Russian security forces are unacceptable and must be ended immediately,” the Religious Administration of Muslims of Crimea (SMMC) states.
17 March 2016, 10:15 | Freedom of Conscience |
The situation of human rights observance in Russia-occupied Crimea is terrible,” said Robert Bershinski, head of the Department for democracy, labor and human rights of the US State Department.
14 March 2016, 09:06 | Freedom of Conscience |
During the operational meeting of the Council of Ministers“Head” of the so-called “Luhansk People's Republic” (LPR) Igor Plotnitskiy instructed the State Committee on Religion and spirituality of the LPR to check collectively with the Ministry of State Security and the Interior Ministry the activities of religious communities in the Republic
2 March 2016, 12:30 | Freedom of Conscience |
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that as a result of Russian occupation, the Crimea became a “gray zone”, where “injustice, terror, intimidation, kidnapping and torture reign.” Krym.Realiyi reported him as saying this at a meeting of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
1 March 2016, 09:34 | Legislation |
The initiators of the bill No. 4128 were by Victor Yelenskyy, Svitlana Voitsekhovska, Pavlo Kyshkar and four more MPs, the Institute of Religious Freedom reports.
10 February 2016, 11:10 | Church-state relations |
On February 6, the website of the “Union of Orthodox Journalists” made public the information that the spokesman of the UOC (MP) “caught the Ministry of Culture official in the manipulation with judicial decisions in the interests of the UOC-KP.”
3 February 2016, 10:18 | Freedom of Conscience |
Representatives of the UN Monitoring Mission, as well as parliamentarians of the Nordic and Baltic countries continue visiting the religious communities of Ukraine to monitor religious rights and freedoms in the country, "Religion in Ukraine" reports.
31 January 2016, 12:06 | Terrorism |
Ihor Kozlovsky, President of the Centre for Religious Studies and International Spiritual Relations, is well-known in Donetsk.
29 January 2016, 14:14 | Freedom of Conscience |
Several hundred residents of Donetsk and other cities gathered outside the Greek Catholic church as according to them the Greek Catholic Church is one of the organisations that "bless the aggression of the regime in Kiev against the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics"
29 January 2016, 12:33 | Freedom of Conscience |
"Probably new manuals were sent to Crimea describing what to do with personas non grata,” Said Ismagilov made a guess.
29 January 2016, 09:40 | Land and property problems |
"Success, stability and harmony in Ukraine is important for the entire Euro-Atlantic community”, Ambassador Roman Vashchuk said. He also drew attention to the new challenges that violate stability and prevent dialogue. “We need to pay attention to inter-Orthodox conflicts. There we see certain problems emerge.”
3 November 2015, 14:19 | Community |
Human Rights Watch has called on the Russian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Natalia Sharina, director of the Moscow Library of Ukrainian Literature, who has been held under house arrest since October 30.
29 September 2015, 09:53 | Scandals, crime |
In Sverdlovsk, Luhansk region, fighters of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Repubic captured the pastor Taras Sen of the local Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith.
29 September 2015, 09:38 | Freedom of Conscience |
The Russian government and FSB Crimea interfere in the activities of Muslim religious communities. It was stated by the Crimean human rights group.
18 September 2015, 15:20 | Freedom of Conscience |