On June 21, a meeting took place with head of the NGO “Public Advocacy” and Patriarch of Jerusalem, His Beatitude Theophilos III. In the course of the meeting the parties discussed the violations of the rights of the Jerusalem Patriarchate, … Continue reading Head of NGO “Public Advocacy” met with Patriarch of Jerusalem, His Beatitude Theophilos III
Abortion is not a human right, but is an act of murder. We urge the parliamentarians and government of Argentina to refrain from any actions aimed at legalizing abortion and committing other actions that may lead to negative consequences for … Continue reading THE HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION “PUBLIC ADVOCACY” EXPRESSES ITS SUPPORT TO THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE MARCH “FOR LIFE” (ARGENITINA) AND WISHES SUCCESS IN THE STRUGGLE FOR LIFE.
On March 6, 2013, the head of NGO Public Advocacy met with the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Mr. Ahmed Shaheed. In accordance with the powers and mandate of the United Nations, a special rapporteur … Continue reading Working Meeting of Head of NGO Public Advocacy O. Denisov with UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief Mr. Ahmed Shaheed
The statement is addressed directly to the UN Human Rights Council and filed in accordance with the mandate of this body, which provides for the consideration of reports of violations and threats to peace and stability. Therefore, in Ukraine there … Continue reading At 37th Session NGO Public Advocacy Submits a Statement to UNHRC on Prohibiting the Adoption of Bills Nos. 4128, 4511 and 5309 by the Parliament of Ukraine
The written statement addresses the issue of an unprecedented draft law, presented to the Knesset in July 2017 containing grounds for the infringements of the rights of religious organizations to own land, in particular, providing for the possibility ofland confiscation. The Jerusalem Patriarchate was supported by the following Patriarchs and … Continue reading AT THE 37TH REGULAR SESSION OF THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL NGO “PUBLIC ADVOCACY ” HAS SUBMITTED A WRITTEN STATEMENT ON THE VIOLATIONS OF THE RIGHTS OF THE JERUSALEM ORTHODOX CHURCH.
For years the Ecumenical Patriarchate has been suffering discriminatory practices that fall into three broad categories: legal status denial accompanied by property confiscation; the Halki Theological School closure; Interference into Ecumenical Patriarch election process. Legal status denial accompanied by property … Continue reading On the religion-based violations against the Ecumenical Patriarchate and Orthodox Christian communities in Turkey
The Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric (OOA) is an autonomous Orthodox Archbishopric located on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia. It is the only canonical Orthodox Church in the Republic of Macedonia and is in full communion with all other Local Orthodox Churches. Rejection of registration by … Continue reading Discrimination and religion-based violations against the Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)
In July 2017 the heads of the Churches in Jerusalem were compelled to make a public statement of their concern in terms of breach of the Status Quo governing the Holy Sites and ensuring the rights and privileges of the … Continue reading On the statement of His Beatitude Theophilos III Patriarch of Jerusalem concerning the rights violations of Christians and the threats to breach the Status Quo
Calls for the autocephaly to be granted to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine are associated with similar processes in Macedonia, Montenegro, the Baltic States, as well as a number of other states where political forces that came to power have … Continue reading NEGOTIATIONS OF PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW AS A FACTOR IN THE INFRINGEMENT OF RIGHTS OF ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS
On March 5, 2018, as part of the work of the regular session of the UN Human Rights Council, O. Denisov took part in the event “Religion and State – a Multidimensional Relationship.” The event was moderated by the Deputy … Continue reading Head of NGO Public Advocacy O. Denisov Takes Part in Several Activities of 37th Session of the UN Human Rights Council
Head of the NGO “Public Advocacy” DENYSOV Oleg met with His Eminence Metropolitan of Argolis NECTARIOS (Antonopoulos) of the Greek Orthodox Church. At the meeting a discussion was held on the issues pertaining to religion-based human rights violations of Orthodox Christians in Greece and Ukraine. Upon the suggestion of Metropolitan Nectarios, a number … Continue reading MEETING WITH HIS EMINENCE METROPOLITAN OF ARGOLIS NECTARIOS (ANTONOPOULOS) OF THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH