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Religious intolerance and vandalism
21 December 2016, 12:18 | Scandals, crime |
Evangelical Christians and their supporters protested against the actions of the occupation authorities in Bakhchysarai, Crimea, where the local Pentecostal church "Voice of Hope" was forbidden to worship in their own building.
5 December 2016, 16:20 | Religion and policy |
The Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith “Tabernacle” (Kyiv) has issued a formal appeal “to all Christian communities to support activities and statements in connection with the situation around the affiliate Church “ Voice of Hope” (Bahchisarai town), to which the Crimean government sent a resolution stating the “impossibility to operate the premises.”
12 October 2016, 10:46 | Religious intolerance and vandalism |
Today, on October 12, the homes of Crimean Tatars in occupied Crimea were raided by Russian security services.
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.
4 February 2016, 10:34 | Religious intolerance and vandalism |
On February 3, 2016, the Public Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine held its VI session.
31 January 2016, 12:06 | Terrorism |
Ihor Kozlovsky, President of the Centre for Religious Studies and International Spiritual Relations, is well-known in Donetsk.
17 November 2015, 10:04 | Religious intolerance and vandalism |
Unknown people broke the windows in the mosque in Crimea, having pelted the building with bricks.
23 October 2015, 15:14 | Religious intolerance and vandalism |
A memorial plaque in memory of the Victims of the 1944 Deportation in the settlement of Koreiz has been vandalized.
18 September 2015, 15:20 | Freedom of Conscience |
17 June 2015, 16:36 | Religious intolerance and vandalism |
On June 16, in Nikopol, the memorial to the Holocaust victims was defaced with swastikas by unidentified persons overnight, the website of Dnepropetrovsk Jewish community reports.
13 May 2015, 17:06 | Freedom of Conscience |
A new report, “When God Becomes The Weapon”, provides a detailed, unsettling first-hand account of religiously motivated persecution in rebel-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine.
10 March 2015, 09:48 | UOC KP |
“We do not stand for any peace that our opponents offer us – refuse from Donetsk and Luhansk regions and there will be peace in Ukraine! This is unjust peace. And the Church stands on the basis of justice. It will be just when the borders of our country are preserved,” says the joint statement.
4 March 2015, 17:50 | Religious intolerance and vandalism |
As of January 2015, armed groups have forcibly taken possession of 14 Kingdom Halls (houses of worship) belonging to Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ukraine, informs their official page and gives full list of buildings seized.
20 November 2014, 09:41 | Islam
18 November 2014, 13:09 | Religious intolerance and vandalism |
The graffiti included messages such as “Kill the Jews” and “Heil Happy Holocaust,” along with crossed-out images of Stars of David and swastikas.
18 September 2014, 08:41 | Freedom of Conscience |
Books from the list of Islamic literature banned in Russia and now in the occupied Crimea were seized in the mosque in Simferopol’s Fountains district, where on September 17, the "prosecution" officers performed an inspection, reports Radio Liberty.
8 July 2014, 14:00 | Religious intolerance and vandalism |
The statement of the Evangelical Protestant Churches of Ukraine as of 08.07.2014 refers to targeted attacks on evangelical protestants by armed militants accompanied with kidnapping, beating, torture, threats of death, assaults at prayer assemblies, houses of worship, rehabilitation centers and other places of worship and ancillary facilities.
21 June 2014, 21:03 | Scandals, crime |