Disturbing rise in anti-Semitism and xenophobia in Zhytomyr
Ukraines Chief Rabbi Azriel Khaikin has addressed a letter to main government bodies with regard to constant incidents involving anti-Semitism in Zhytomyr
All-Ukrainian Council of Churches supports moratorium on privatizing places of religious worship
They believe that the draft law proposed will help in completing the return of Church property in Ukraine in accordance with Ukraines commitments to the Council of Europe
Leaders of Ukraines main denominations repeat their call for their right to permanent use of land to be reinstated
Their reasons remain as compelling as ever so it is only to be hoped that this time they will be heeded
Christian Churches in the Lviv region feel insulted by recent Jehovahs Witness material
A picture in a Jehovahs Witness publication “The End of false religion is nigh!” has angered the Churches who consider that the image not only offends, but also incites religious enmity
Can they listen this time?
A new draft law has been registered in the Verkhovna Rada on reinstating the right of religious organizations to permanently use land
Verkhovna Rada ignores the interests of believers
On 17 October the Verkhovna Rada rejected the draft laws on amendments to the Land Code of Ukraine (on the right of religious organizations to permanently use land
Religious organizations call for their right to permanent use of land to be reinstated
They have appealed to parliament to support the draft law “On introducing amendments to Article 92 of the Land Code of Ukraine” on the right of religious organizations to permanently use land
Religious freedom and the right of peaceful assembly violated in the Luhansk region
The Ivanivka Settlement Council has banned a concert of Christian songs near the settlement club under a ban on “any activities of totalitarian sects”
Police temporarily detain 27 members of the Youth National Congress in Chernihiv
St. Catherines Church in Chernihiv has once again been made the centre of religious confrontation
Inter-denominational conflict emerges in Kharkiv. Who is to blame?
The recent picket organized in Kharkiv against a believed visit by Patriarch Filaret was in breach of Ukrainian law, an affront tothe religious feelings of many worshippers, and a very dangerous precedent
“We dont need a temple: weve got nowhere to go for walks”
Genuinely conflicting interests, or an excuse to infringe the right to practise their religion of Kharkivs Buddhists?
End of the State Committee in charge of religion?
President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko declared his intention to start shortening of the state committees from the State Committee of Ukraine in charge of religion.
Open letter of the Kharkov group for human rights protection
The appeal to the top Ukrainian authorities on the problem described in the previous article.
What is Falun Dafa and what are the reasons of the repressions in China?
The author expresses his indignation at the persecutions of the Falun Dafa followers by the Chinese authorities are described and the attitude of the Ukrainian authorities to these repressions.
The analysis of the Law of Ukraine „ introducing changes into the Law of Ukraine „ the freedom of consciousness and religious organizations““
The analysis of the drawbacks of the Law draft. „Prava ludyny“ commentary by Inna Sukhorukova is also presented.
Why the authorities work side by side with Judaists?
The administration of Dnepropetrovsk does not register a progressive Judaist community. The reason, perhaps, is that much money changed hands.